BREAKING: Kaduna Polls: Nasir El-Rufai declared winner

Kaduna Polls: Nasir El-Rufai declared winner

Kaduna Polls: Nasir El-Rufai declared winner

INEC has declared the incumbent governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai, as winner of the governorship polls.

Governor El-Rufai won his closest rival with a margin of 231, 259 votes.

On Saturday, elections were held in 23 Local Gobvernment Areas of the state. A total of 38 governorship candidates contested the governorship election.

After a collation which for 48 hours, Nasir El-Rufai was declared winner by the state collation officer, Prof. Muhammed Bello.

Mr Bello stated that the governor got a total of 1, 045, 427 votes.

His closest contestant, Isa Ashiru of the PDP got a total of 814, 168 votes.

“That Nasir El-Rufai of the APC having satisfied all the given requirements of the law and having scored the highest number of votes is hereby returned and elected,” Mr Bello stated.

 

 

Kaduna Polls: Nasir El-Rufai declared winner

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