Buhari Wins 13 LGAs in Niger

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Muhammadu Buhari

By Laleye Dipo in Minna

President Muhammad Buhari of the ruling All Progressives Congress APC is leading in the results of the presidential election released so far by the Independent National Electoral Commission.

President Buhari has won in all the 13 local governments so far released.

This is even as the Senatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress APC Alhaji Sani Musa has been declared winner of the senatorial contest for Niger East senatorial race by INEC.

Sani Musa defeated his closet Peoples Democratic Party PDP challenger Alhaji Ibrahim Ishyaku SAN by polling 229,415 votes to Ishyaku’s 116,143.

The result was announced Monday morning by the collation officer Professor Audu Jiga

The Collation of results for the presidential elections in Niger State being supervised by the Presidential Election Collation Officer Professor Freeman Mary Angela was suspended early this morning and would continue at 11:00 am

The break followed requests by stakeholders that they needed to take some rest.

Below are the results so far collated.

Munya LGA

APC – 13, 717

PDP – 8,530

Edati LGA

APC – 15,961

PDP – 8,168

Bosso LGA

APC – 29,093

PDP – 9,282

Katcha LGA

APC – 16,107

PDP – 5,668

Gurara

APC – 14,377

PDP – 10,210

Rafi LGA

APC – 31,661

PDP – 7,029

Suleja LGA

APC – 30,401

PDP – 17,806

Tafa LGA

APC – 15,176

PDP – 12,778

Agwara

APC – 8,811

PDP – 5,587

Magama

APC – 22,529

PDP – 10,531

Paikoro LGA

APC – 24,690

PDP – 12,494

Chanchaga LGA

APC – 46,886

PDP – 14,220

Shiroro LGA

APC – 29,213

PDP – 10,215

The collation of 12 others would hold this morning.