Ruling party, APC wins coveted populous Kano State
The hard war has been fought between the ruling party, the All Progressive Congress (APC) and the leading opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the supplementary elections in Northern states of Nigeria.
Results from the State shows that APC has won the supplementary election conducted in Kano, the most politically populous state in the country by Independent National Electoral Commission INEC in 28 affected Local Government Areas in Kano on 23rd Saturday March.
Governor Umar Ganduje is therefore returned to the government house for another term of four years.
While the PDP took Benue, Bauchi and Sokoto states, the APC has won Plateau State and Kano.
party supporters rally as they celebrate the re-election of the incumbent president and the leader of APC, in Kano on February 27, 2019. – Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari said his re-election was “free and fair”, after his beaten rival denounced the results as a “sham” and promised a legal challenge that could dominate politics for weeks. The 76-year-old one-time military ruler’s victory was confirmed late on February 26, 2019, after rescheduled polling blamed on logistical difficulties. (Photo AFP)
Dependable reports say APC polled a total of 45,876 while the Peoples Democratic Party PDP got 10,239 votes of the 57,777 accredited voters.
This was declared by the Returning Officer Prof B. B Shehu.