Kaduna Election: El-Rufai Denies Giving Order To Retrench Civil Servants
Gov. El-Rufai of Kaduna State/Twitter

The candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Kaduna governorship election, Nasir el-Rufai has been re-elected as the leader of the state.

Concise News learned that El-rufai won fifteen out of the twenty-three local government areas in the state.

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His closest rival, Isah Ashiru, of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), won in eight (8) LGAs.

A breakdown of the result showed that the former Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Minister scored 1,045,247 votes.

On the other hand, Ashiru of the PDP polled 814,168 to lose the exercise.

A further breakdown reveals the following: No. of registered voters: 3,946,309; accredited voters: 1,936,800; valid votes cast: 1,889,714; rejected votes: 31,515; total votes cast: 1,921,229


  1. Ikara Local government

APC:41,969

PDP:22,553

2. Kubau Local government

APC:57,182

PDP:17,074

3. Kajuru Local government

APC:10,229

PDP:34,658

4. Kaura Local government

APC:8,342

PDP:38,764

5. Makarfi local government

APC:34,956

PDP:22,301

6. Jaba Local government

APC:6,298

PDP:22,976

7. Kudan Local government

APC:28,624

PDP:22,022

8. Giwa Local government

APC:51,455

PDP:19,834

9. Kauru Local government

APC:34,844

PDP:31,928

10. Kachia Local government

APC:30,812

PDP:51,780

11. Soba Local government

APC:55,046

PDP:25,440

12. Sanga Local Government
APC 20,806
PDP 21,226

13. Zango Kataf Local Government
APC 13,448
PDP 87,546

14 Kaduna North Local Government
APC 97,243
PDP 27,665

15. Birnin Gwari Local Government
APC 32,292
PDP 16,901

16.Chikun Local Government
APC 24, 262
PDP 86, 251

17.Sabon Gari Local Government
APC 57,655
PDP 25,519

18.Lere Local Government
APC 71,056
PDP 45,215

19. Jema’a Local Government
APC 21,265
PDP 63,129

20. Kagarko Local government
APC 21,982
PDP 26,643

21. Kaduna South Local government
APC 102,612
PDP 31, 429

22. Igabi Local government
APC 102,035
PDP 37, 948

23. Zaria Local government
APC 111,014
PDP 35,356

No. of registered voters: 3,946,309
Accredited voters: 1,936,800
Valid votes cast: 1,889,714
Rejected votes: 31,515
Total votes cast: 1,921,229