ELECTION IN NIGERIA 2023: Kwankwaso in comfortable lead in Kano, Tinubu follows
The presidential candidate of the New Nigerian Peoples Party (NNPP), Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso, is leading with 270,000 votes in the 38 local government areas of Kano State so far declared at the state collation centre of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
The presidential candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu, follows with 464,133 votes, while Peoples Democratic Party (PDP’s) Atiku Abubakar has 86,162 votes.
Peter Obi of Labour Party trails with 8,926 votes.
Out of the 38 Local Government Areas (LGAs) announced so far, NNPP won 29, while APC cleared the remaining nine.
Both LP and PDP’ are yet to win a LG.
Meanwhile, collation of results in the state will resume by 10am on Monday.
Atiku wins in Gombe
Meanwhile, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has won in all the 11 local government areas of Gombe State.
In the results declared early Monday by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), returning Officer for the election, Professor Maimuna Waziri, Vice Chancellor of the Federal University, Gashua, said Atiku polled a total number of 319,123 votes against presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu, who scored a total of 146,977 votes.
In the result declared from Shongom LGA, Atiku Abubakar scored 13,520 against APC’s 7,525; Peter Obi of Labour Party scored 2,579 while Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso of NNPP scored 256 votes.
In Balanga LGA, Atiku scored 23,326, Tinubu 11,715, Obi got 3,760 and Kwankwaso polled 405 votes.
For Nafada LGA, PDP presidential candidate scored 12,339 against APC’s 8,242, NNPP got 344 votes while Labour Party scored seven votes only.
In the declared result from Funakaye LGA, PDP polled 25,384 votes, APC got 12,672 votes, NNPP scored 767 votes and Labour Party polled 320 votes.
In Yamaltu/Deba LGA, PDP polled 38,479 votes against APC’s 18,896, NNPP got 1,591 while Labour Party scored 740. In Kwami LGA, PDP polled 24,068, APC got 16,245, NNPP 820, while Labour Party scored 78.
In Billiri LGA, PDP scored 21,991 against APC’s 7,232, while Labour Party scored 8,898 votes and NNPP got 653. In Dukku LGA, PDP polled 21,579 against APC’s 12,925. While the NNPP scored 899 votes against Labour Party’s 49 votes.
For Akko LGa, PDP scored 55,202 votes against APC’s 22,749 votes. The Labour Party got 2,241 votes and NNPP got 1,284. In Kaltungo LGA, PDP polled 20,968, APC 2,464, while Labour Party scored 5,149 votes and NNPP 486 votes.
In Gombe LGA, which is the last to be declared, PDP polled a total of 62,347 votes against APC’s 19,312 voted. The NNPP and Labour Party got 3,015 and 2,389 votes, respectively.
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