INEC Declares APC’s El- Rufai Winner Of Kaduna Governorship Election
The former minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT and a Gubernatorial candidate in Kaduna State under the platform of The All Progressives Congress (APC), Mallam Nasir El-rufai has successfully ended the 16-year rule of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kaduna State by defeating incumbent Governor Mukhtar Ramalan Yero.
In the results released by the state returning officer, Professor Ja’afaru Makau Kaura, the APC candidate won in 17 local government areas, while the PDP won only in 6 local government areas of the state.
The APC won in Soba, Kaura, Sanga, Lere, Kubau, Birnin Gwari, Zaria, Sabon Gari?, Chikun, Kagarko, Igabi, Kaduna North, Kaduna south, Kudan, Makarfi, Giwa and Ikara local government areas.
The PDP won in Kaura, Zangon Kataf, Jaba, Jema’a, Kajuru and Kachia local government areas.