Final results for some of the local councils in the election held in Kaduna state yesterday showed the ruling All Progressives Congress, cruising to victory.
According to results announced by returning officers, the APC won in Soba, Zaria, Lere, Ikara, Makarfi, Birnin Gwari, Giwa, Kagarko, Kudan, Igabi and Kajuru.
The APC also won in Sabon Gari.The returning officer of the local government, Dr Micah Victor announced Mohammed Ibrahim Usman of the APC as winner with 20, 576 votes against PDP’s Suleiman Ibrahim Gambo who got 9,580 votes.
Similarly, Prof. Ahmed Babajo Kofa , returning officer for Igabi local government announced that, Jabir Khamis of the APC was returned as elected chairman of the local government with 47,630, against Abubakar Abubakar of the PDP Who got 2,449 votes.
The results in other councils are still being awaited.
Kudan is the local council of Senator Suleiman Hunkuyi, who is at loggerheads with Governor Nasir El-Rufai.
Makarfi is the council of former PDP chairman and governor, Ahmad Makarfi. Governor El-Rufai’s candidates also won handily in Senator Shehu Sani’s constituency of Kajuru LG.
Some of the results:
ZARIA LG CHAIRMANSHIP:
Soba LG chairmanship
Kudan LG Chairmanship:
APC : 76,131
GIWA LG (KADUNA CENTRAL)
KAGARKO LG CHAIRMANSHIP:
APC = 63,262
PDP = 14,658
In El-Rufai’s polling unit, the PDP gave the APC some scares. But the APC still won the Unguwar Sarki ward with overwhelming majority.
Polling Unit result:
Chairman 65 APC, 50 PDP
Councillor 68 APC, 45 pdp
Unguwar Sarki ward result:
*Updated with the result of Sabon Gari LGA