APC Sweeps Chairmanship Seats in Kebbi LG Polls


Mohammed Aminu in Birnin Kebbi
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has won all the seats in the 21 chairmanship positions in the local government area elections conducted in Kebbi State at the weekend.

The APC scored 958,881 votes to defeat the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that polled 37,532 votes.

In a statement signed by the Chairman of Kebbi State Independent Electoral Commission, (KESIEC), Alhaji Aliu Mera, made available to journalists in Birnin Kebbi yesterday, he said the ruling party defeated other political parties which participated in the polls.

Mera disclosed that the main opposition party, PDP, which only participated in six local government councils got 37,532.

He stated that the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) which participated in four local government councils got 3,440 votes.

Others parties which participated in the polls include HOPE, YDP, AD, AP, FRESH, PDN, NPP, MEGA, PDM, KOWA, ACCORD, ACPN, SDP, PPA, PRP, PPN, AP and UDP.

Meanwhile, the results for the councillorship election had not been concluded as at the time of filing this report.