INEC Declares El-Rufai Winner Of Kaduna Guber Poll [Update]
The incumbent governor pf Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir Ahmed El-Rufai of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been declared the winner of the Kaduna State governorship election.
El-Rufai defeated his close rival, Isah Ashiru Kidan of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in 14 of the 23 local government areas, LGAs, of the state.
El-rufai won Kubau, Ikara, Kudan, Makarfi, Giwa, Kauru Soba, Kaduna North, Birinin Gwari, Sabon Gari, Lere, Kaduna South, Igabi and Zaria LGAs while Ashiru won in Kaura, Jaba, Kajuru, Kachia, Zangon Kataf, Sanga, Chikun, kagarko and Jema’a LGAs.
Nasir Elrufai APC 1,045,427 (WINNER)
Isah Ashiru PDP 814,168
Alhamdulillah! We campaigned vigorously on our record and continuously prayed for God to choose the best leader for Kaduna State even if that choice is someone else!! God has decided. We are grateful to over 1 million Kaduna voters through whom He made us the choice. – @elrufai https://t.co/X8YNq2u7jQ
— Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai (@elrufai) March 11, 2019