Buhari Wins in 23 LGs in Katsina

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Muhammadu Buhari

By Francis Sardauna in Katsina

President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Party (APC) has won 23 local government areas so far declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Katsina State.

The results announced by the State Returning Officer, Prof. Fatima Mukhtar, showed that in Ingawa, Buhari polled 29,230 as against Atiku’s PDP 7,625; in Kurfi, Buhari scored 25,074, Atiku 9,175; Matazu; APC 27,625, PDP 9,151 and in Daura, Buhari – 37,648, Atiku 4,650.

Other local governments are: Sandamu; APC 29,220, PDP 9025; Rimi – APC 33,361, PDP 8,818; Danmusa 30,011, PDP 7,528; Safana – APC 26631, PDP 5756; Dutsi – APC 22,774, PDP 5330; Batsari, APC 26,774, while PDP had 7,916; Kusada – APC 21,071, PDP 6713.

While in Bakori – APC 53,623, PDP 11,931; Batagarawa – APC 37,695, PDP 8,453; Bindawa – APC 35,030, PDP 9,623; Musawa – APC 31,690, PDP 6,673; Dutsinma – APC 35,700, PDP 10,440; Danja – APC 41,183, PDP 9664; Zango – APC 25, 207, PDP 6891; and Dandume – APC 35,699, PDP 6,647.

Also, in Mai’adua – APC 35,198, PDP 8, 256; Kaita – APC 27,228, PDP 6,925; Charanchi – APC 24,391, PDP – 6, 521; Kankia – APC 30,470, PDP 9,449.

As at press time, the returning officer adjourned the collation of results to 4:30 pm Monday, when the results of the remaining 11 local governments will be announced.