Buhari Wins Katsina with 1.2m Votes

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Francis Sardauna in Katsina

President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Party (APC) has won the Saturday’s Presidential election in Katsina state after scoring 1, 232, 133.

He defeated his closest opponent, Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who polled 308, 056.

The Collation Officer for the election in the state, Prof. Fatima Mukhtar, who declared the results on Monday night, said Buhari won all the 34 local government areas.

Mukhtar, who is the Vice Chancellor, Federal University Dutse, Jigawa state, announced the results scored by the two candidates in each local government thus:

1.Ingawa LG
APC 29,230
PDP 7,625

2. Kurfi LG
APC 25,074
PDP 9,175

3.Matazu LG
APC 27,625
PDP 9,151

4. Daura LG
APC 37,648
PDP 4,650.

5. Sandamu LG
APC 29,220
PDP 9025

6. Rimi LG
APC 33,361
PDP 8,818

7. Danmusa LG
APC 30,011
PDP 7,528

8. Safana LG
APC 26,631
PDP 5, 756

9. Dutsi LG
APC 22,774
PDP 5, 330

10. Batsari LG
APC 26774
PDP 7916

11. Kusada LG
APC 21,071
PDP 6713.

12. Bakori LG
APC 53,623
PDP 11,931

13. Batagarawa LG
APC 37,695
PDP 8,453

14. Bindawa LG
APC 35,030
PDP 9623

15. Musawa LG
APC 31,690
PDP 6673

16. Dutsinma LG
APC 35,700
PDP 10,440

17. Danja LG
APC 41,183
PDP 9664

18. Zango LG
APC 25, 207
PDP 6891

19. Dandume LG
APC 35,699
PDP 6,647.

20. Mai’adua LG
APC 35,198
PDP 8, 256

21. Kaita LG
APC 27, 228
PDP 6,925

22. Charanchi LG
APC 24, 391
PDP 6, 521

23. Kankia LG
APC 30, 470
PDP 9, 449

24. Jibia LG
APC 33,030
PDP 7, 987

25. Mashi LG
APC 31,786
PDP 14, 344

26. Mani LG
APC 38,826
PDP 8,565

27. Funtua LG
APC 56, 256
PDP 6, 927

28. Faskari LG
APC 44,987
PDP 14, 648

29. Baure LG
APC 42, 108
PDP 8, 534

30. Sabuwa LG
APC 22, 879
PDP 10, 256

31. Katsina LG
APC 68, 968
PDP 15, 170

32. Kafur LG
APC 56, 954
PDP 15, 345

33. Malumfashi LG
APC 60, 143
PDP 12, 352

34. Kankara LG
APC 53, 853
PDP 10, 768