Governor Abdullahi Ganduje

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State, on Monday, won the All Progressive Congress (APC) 2019 governorship ticket at the just concluded primaries in the state.

The Chief Returning Officer for the election, Dr Pius Odubu, who announced the result of the election at the state party secretariat in Kano, said Ganduje polled 2,740,847 votes to emerge the winner.

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He said: “after collating all the results in the just-concluded gubernatorial primary election conducted by the All Progressives Congress (APC), the total votes secured by Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje is 2,740,847.”

In his remarks, Ganduje expressed satisfaction with the result and commended the peaceful conduct of party members during the exercise.

“Our dear electorate have faith in what we are doing in our effort to strengthen democracy and sustain the development projects, programmes and policies,” Ganduje said.

Concise News reports that the exercise was generally considered to be peaceful in all the 484 wards of the 44 local governments in the state.