Buhari records landslide victory in Kano, Katsina

President Muhammadu Buhari

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday, announced that President Muhammadu Buhari of All Progressives Congress (APC), won Saturday’s presidential election in Kano and Katsina States by a landslide victory.

INEC Collation Officer in Kano State, Prof. Magaji Garba, the Vice-Chancellor, Federal University, Gusau, Zamfara State who announced the result at the National Collation Centre in Abuja, said Buhari polled 1,464,768 votes to defeat his opponents in the poll.

He said Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)’s Atiku Abubakar, came second with 391,593 votes, while Donald Duke of Social Democratic Party (SDP) got 635 votes to place third

According to him, Obadiah Mailafia of African Democratic Congress (ADC) scored 591 votes, Yabagi Yusuf of African Democratic Party (ADP) polled 439 votes and Mr Omoyele Sowore of African Action Congress (AAC), 416 votes.

He said total registered voters in the state stood at 5,391,581 out of which 2,006,410 voters were accredited.

The collation officer announced that total votes cast was 1,964,751, out of which 73,617 votes was rejected.


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