As Kaduna state gubernatorial election results continue to trickle into the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) state office in Kaduna, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Sen. Uba Sani, has overtaken his closest rival, Hon. Isah Ashiru Kudan of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).
The Collation, which commenced at about 2:20pm before going on recess to reconvene 12:00pm tomorrow, has so far collated results received from Kaura, Giwa, Sanga, Kajuru, Makarfi, Ikara, Jaba, Jema’a, Zangon Kataf, Kauru, Soba, Kaduna North, Kaduna South, Chikun, Igabi, Kagarko, Sabongari, Kubau and Zaria local government areas.
PDP’s Ashiru has so far won in 10 of the 19 local government areas collated by INEC. The local governments won by the PDP are; Kaura, Sanga, Kajuru, Makarfi, Jaba, Jema’a, Zangon Kataf, Soba, Chikun and Kagarko.
The APC gubernatorial candidate, Sen. Uba Sani however has won nine local government areas of Giwa, Ikara, Kauru, Sabongari, Kubau, Zaria, Kaduna North, Kaduna South and Igabi, he is leading in number of votes scored.
The remaining results being awaited by 12 noon tomorrow are those of Lere. Birnin Gwari, Kachia and Kudan local government areas.
So far, the APC’s Uba Sani has polled 617,627 votes, while PDP’s Ashiru Kudan has so far polled 602,120.
The difference between the two parties is 15,507 votes, as the remaining four local governments are being awaited.
The results so far collated by INEC from the 19 local government areas are as follows:
Sabon Gari LGA
Kaduna South LGA
Kaduna North LGA
LP: 1 530
Total scores so far from the 19 LGAs: