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INEC officially declares APC’s Abdullahi Umar Ganduje winner of Kano governorship election

Abdullahi Ganduje of the APC after securing 1, 033,695 votes was declared winner in Kano

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  • INEC clears Ganduje with 1, 033,695 votes to remain governor of Kano state

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Abdullahi Umar of the All Progressive Congress (), winner of the governorship election in state.

Okay Nigeria had earlier reported that Professor B. B Shehu, INEC Returning Officer in the state, announced the results of the supplementary election after the collation ended as Ganduje of the All Progressives Congress (APC) polled 45,876 votes while Engineer Abba Kabir Yusuf of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) scored 10,239 votes.

However, after a prayer break, Professor B. B Shehu declared Abdullahi Ganduje of the APC winner after securing 1, 033,695 votes against his PDP counterpart, Abba Yusuf who polled 1,024,713 votes in total.

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Muhammad A. Aliyu

Muhammad Ameer Aliyu, is a prolific journalist who joined Okay Nigeria in 2015 with the aim staying committed to bringing more positive growth to the digital news platform. He is the Senior editor at Okay Nigeria.

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