- Governor Abdullahi Ganduje has been declared winner of the gubernatorial supplementary election in Kano state
- Governor Ganduje of the All Progressives Congress (APC) polled a total of 45,876 votes, while his opponent Abba Yusuf of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) scored 10,239 votes
- The breath-taking election has been described as being fraught with a lot of controversies, and characterised with reports of violence
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the incumbent governor of Kano, Abdullahi Ganduje, winner of the gubernatorial supplementary election in the state.
After the collation of figures for the poll conducted in 28 local government areas on Saturday, March 23, by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) polled a total of 10,239 votes, while the All Progressives Congress (APC) secured 45,876 votes.
The state Returning Officer Profesor Bello Shehu, announced that Ganduje scored a total vote of 1,033,695 while his closest opponent Abba Yusuf polled 1,024,713 votes.
Four polling units were cancelled in Gama Ward in Nasarawa LGA due to alleged irregularities and violence.
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The election in the state has been described as being fraught with a lot of controversies, and characterised with reports of violence.
The opposition party made this known in a statement signed by its spokesperson, Kola Ologbondiyan, and obtained by Legit.ng on Saturday, March 23. According the PDP, ''the people of Kano state have since made up their minds to have Abba Yusuf as their governor.''
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