KadunaDecides: El-Rufai leads Governor Yero with wide margin

Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai

The All Progressive Congress governorship candidate in Kaduna, Nasir El-Rufai, is in the lead after INEC announced the results of 14 local government areas of the state.

According to the result as announced by returning officers at the INEC headquarters in Kaduna, Mr. El-Rufai leads with a wide margin in 12 local governments out of the 14 council results announced.

While the election went very well in most centres in the state, few polling units recorded some cancellations, according to the returning officers.

So far, the PDP candidate and incumbent Governor of the state, Ramalan Yero, won in Jema’a and Kajuru local government areas with about 8,000 votes difference in both local governments.

With 14 local governments announced, Mr. El-Rufai leads with over 500,000 votes, scoring 761,816 while Mr. Yero has 252, 632 votes.

The state INEC has retired for a break to return later for the remaining nine local government areas.

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See results:

Kaduna North:
APC: 106,915, PDP: 12,465

Kaduna South:
APC: 120,535, PDP: 15,665

APC: 39,760, PDP: 45,272

APC: 37,521, PDP: 16,836

APC: 48,240, PDP: 14,196

APC: 36, 920, PDP: 27,248

APC: 88,361, PDP: 20,180

APC: 53,934, PDP: 14,034

APC: 24,846, PDP: 15,413

APC: 61,107, PDP: 12,504

APC: 31,563, PDP: 11,025

APC: 37,759, PDP:11,084

APC: 55,836, PDP: 15, 413

APC: 18,522, PDP: 21,296


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