The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has so far declared results from 13 local government areas in Kaduna State.
The Commission is however awaiting the results of other 10 Local government areas. Prof. Bello Shehu, the collation officer, declared President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress, APC, as winner in eight local government areas.
Shehu said that the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, however won in five local government areas.
He stated that the APC won in Ikara, Makarfi, Kudan, Kubau Giwa, Sabon Gari, Soba, Kauru local government areas, even as the PDP triumphed in Kaura, Zangon Kataf, Kagarko, Jaba and Kajuru local government areas.
Meanwhile, results of the presidential poll from Zaria, Birnin Gwari, Sanga, Igabi, Kaduna North, Kaduna South, Chukun, Lere, Jema’a and Kachia are still being awaited.
Latest results so far released are as follows:
APC 33, 578
LGA results released earlier
Zangon Kataf LGA
Sabon Gari LGA
APC 51, 548
PDP 10, 656
Meanwhile, the Commission has gone on a break and would reconvene at 9a.m for collation of the remaining results.