APC Wins 16 LGs in Katsina

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Aminu-Bello-Masari

Francis Sardauna in Katsina

The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Katsina State, Governor Aminu Bello Masari, has won in all the 16 local governments so far declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Saturday’s gubernatorial election in the state.

Masari defeated his closest opponent, Senator Yakubu Lado Danmarke of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in all the 16 local government results announced and submitted by various Returning Officers from the councils.

However, as at press time, election results from Kafur Local Government, Masari’s hometown and Kankara, the local government of his closest rival, Danmarke, were yet to arrive the INEC collation centre in Katsina, the state capital.

The 16 local government results released by INEC are as follows:

1. Dutsi LG
APC – 22,482
PDP – 10, 564.

2. Matazu LG
APC – 28,253
PDP – 10,327.

3. Sandamu LG
APC – 32,193
PDP – 11, 912.

4. Kusada LG
APC -20,799
PDP – 8,080.

5. Ingawa LG
APC – 28, 905
PDP – 12,602.

6. Baure
APC – 41,076
PDP – 18,012.

7. Zango
APC – 23,148
PDP – 11,662.

8. Rimi LG
APC – 36,278
PDP – 12,496.

9. Katsina LG
APC – 64,709
PDP – 16,734.

10. Mani LG
APC – 34,254
PDP – 16,476.

11. Danmusa LG
APC – 28,008
PDP – 10,306.

12. Jibia LG
APC – 30,538
PDP – 12,616.

13. Kankia
APC – 29,096
PDP – 14,706.

14. Batagarawa LG
APC – 39,420
PDP – 12,512.

15. Mai’adua LG
APC – 34,154
PDP – 12,904.

16. Batsari LG
APC – 33,742
PDP – 14,142