El-Rufai re-elected as Kaduna state Governor

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Nasir El-Rufai has been re-elected as the Kaduna state Governor after being declared winner of the elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Elections were held in the 23 local governments of the state on Saturday. The election was contested by 38 governorship candidates.

After a collation that lasted two days, Mr El-Rufai was declared winner by Prof. Muhammed Bello, the state collation officer.

Mr Bello said the incumbent governor polled a total votes of 1,045, 427.

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His closest rival, Isa Ashiru of the Peoples Democratic Party garnered a total votes of 814, 168.

“That Nasir El-Rufai of the APC having satisfied the requirements of the law and having scored the highest number of votes is hereby returned and elected,” Mr Bello said.

See results below 

1. Ikara Local government

APC: 41,969

PDP: 22,553

2. Kubau local government

APC: 57,182

PDP: 17,074

3. Kajuru Local government

APC: 10,229

PDP: 34,658

4. Kaura Local government:

APC: 8,342

PDP: 38,764

5. Makarfi local government:

APC: 34,956

PDP: 22,301

6. Jaba local government:

APC: 6,298

PDP: 22,976

7. Kudan local government:

APC: 28,624

PDP: 22,022

8. Giwa local government

APC: 51,455

PDP: 19,834

9. Kauru local government

APC: 34,844

PDP: 31,928

10. Kachia local government

APC: 30,812

PDP: 51,780

11. Soba Local government

APC: 55,046

PDP: 25,440

12. Sanga local government

APC: 20,806

PDP: 21,226

13. Zango Kataf local lovernment

APC 13,448

PDP 87,546

14. Kaduna North LG

APC 97,243

PDP 27,665

15. Birnin Gwari LG

APC 32,292

PDP 16,901

16. Chikun local government

APC 24, 262

PDP 86, 251

17. Sabon Gari local government

APC 57,655

PDP 25,519

18. Lere local government

APC 71,056

PDP 45,215

19. Jema’a local government

APC 21,265

PDP 63,129

20. Kagarko local government

APC 21,982

PDP 26,643

21. Kaduna South local government

APC 102,612

PDP 31, 429

22. Igabi local government

APC 102,035

PDP 37, 948

23. Zaria local government

APC 111,014

PDP 35,356

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