As Kaduna 2023 gubernatorial election results trickle in following commencement of collation of Saturday’s election results in the state Sunday afternoon, People’s Democratic Party (PDP) is in early lead having won five out of seven local government results so far announced.
The collation which is taking place at the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) headquarters in Kaduna, commenced at about 2:20pm.
Results have so far been received from Kaura, Giwa, Sanga, Kajuru, Makarfi, Ikara and Jaba local government areas.
While the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) won in Giwa and Ikara local governments, PDP won in five local government areas of Kaura, Sanga, Kajuru, Jaba and Makarfi local governments.
The opposition PDP has so far polled a total of 149,577 votes, while the ruling APC has 121,430 votes.
PDP is currently leading with 28,147 votes, as results are being awaited from 16 local government areas.
The results by local government areas are as follows:
PDP = 149,577
APC = 121,430