Governor Rabi’u Kwankwaso of Kano State has won the Kano Central Senatorial District election held Saturday.
Mr. Kwankwaso contested on the platform of the All People’s Congress against the incumbent Bashir Lado, of the Peoples Democratic Party.
The Returning Officer for the zone, Aminu Sulaiman, announced the election results in Kano on Monday.
He said Mr. Kwankwaso scored 758, 383 votes to defeat Mr. Lado, who got 205, 809 votes.
The returning officer, who described the election as peaceful and transparent, stated that the level of sophistication involved in the conduct of the exercise had greatly boosted the morale of the electorates.
Meanwhile, APC supporters have started celebrating
in some major streets in Kano over the success recorded by the party in the state.