Kaduna guber election: INEC declares El-Rufai winner

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The gubernatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Mallam Nasiru Ahmed El-Rufai has been re-elected as the governor of Kaduna state, according to the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC.

Mallam Nasiru Ahmed El-Rufai garnered 1,045,467 to defeat his Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, challenger, Isa Mohammed Ashiru, who scored 814,167 votes.

The INEC returning officer, Prof Mohammed Yahuza Bello, said El-Rufai got the required electoral conditions and declared him the elected governor in the 2019 gubernatorial election in Kaduna state.

Results from the 23 local government areas of the state collated at the INEC headquarters in Kaduna showed that Governor El-Rufai won in 14 local government areas.

The local government areas are Makarfi, Soba, Kudan, Ikara, Kauru, Kubau, Kaduna North, Giwa, Birnin Gwari, Sabongari, Lere, Kaduna South, Zaria and Igabi. Ashiru, however, was victorious in nine local government areas of the state.

The local government areas according to the INEC Returning Officer are Jaba, Kachia, Kaura, Kajuru, Zango Kataf, Sanga, Chikun and Jema’a.

The results per local government area are as follow:

Kachia
APC 30,812
PDP 51,780

Kaura
APC 8,342
PDP 38,764

Jaba
APC 6,278
PDP 22,976

Kajuru
APC 10,229
PDP 34,658

Makarfi
APC 34,956
PDP 22,301

Soba
APC 55,046
PDP 25,440

Kudan
APC 28,624
PDP 22,022

Ikara
APC 41,969
PDP 22,553

Kauru
APC 34,844
PDP 31,928

Kubau
APC 67,182
PDP 17,074

Giwa
APC 51,455
PDP 19,834

Zango Kataf
APC 13,448
PDP 87,546

Sanga
APC 20,806
PDP 21,226

Kaduna North
APC 97,243
PDP 27,665

Birnin Gwari
APC 32,292
PDP 16,901

Chikun
APC 24,262
PDP 86,261

Sabon Gari
APC 57,655
PDP 25,519

Lere
APC 71,056
PDP 45,215

Jema’a
APC 21,265
PDP 63,129

Kagarko
APC 21,982
PDP 26,643

Zaria
APC 111,014
PDP 35,356

Igabi
APC 102,612
PDP 31,429

Kaduna South
APC 102,035
PDP 37,948

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