- President Muhammadu Buhari has been declared winner of the presidential poll in Kaduna
- The president floored his close challenger, Atiku Abubakar of PDP by polling 993,445 votes
- INEC said Atiku polled a total number of 649,612 votes to come second
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared President Muhammadu Buhari as the winner of the presidential election held on Saturday, February 23, in Kaduna state.
INEC, in its official result declaration on Tuesday, February 26, said President Buhari, the presidential candidate of All Progressive Congress (APC), won the election in the northwest state by polling a total number of 993,445 votes.
The commission also announced that Alhaji Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) came second in the Kaduna poll having scored a total number of 649,612 votes.
See the result according to INEC:
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that President Buhari of the APC had been announced as the winner of all the 27 local government areas in Jigawa, in the Saturday, February 23, presidential election.
President Buhari polled a total votes of 794,738 while the PDP, flag bearer, Atiku Abubakar, scored a total of 289,895 votes.
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