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INEC declares NNPP’s Kabir winner of Kano guber
Kabir Yusuf

INEC declares NNPP’s Kabir winner of Kano guber


The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has declared the New Nigeria People’s Party, NNPP governorship candidate, Abba Kabir Yusuf winner of the last Saturday election in Kano State.

Yusuf defeated his close rival, the All Progressive Congress, APC candidate, Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna with a margin of over 100,000 votes.


The INEC Returning Officer for the election, Prof. Ahmad Doko Ibrahim declared the results at the Kano Collation Centre, INEC headquarters in Kano.

The NNPP candidate won with 1,019,602 votes to defeat the candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC) Nasiru Gawuna, who scored 890,705 votes. The NNPP candidate thus won with a margin of 128,897 votes.

The candidate of the People Democratic Party (PDP), Muhammad Abacha, got 15,957 votes while that of the Labour Party, Ishaq Bashir, scored 5,409 votes.


The returning officer, Ahmad Doko, declared Mr Kabir the winner Monday morning.

He also announced that the candidate of the People Redemption Party (PRP), Salihu Tanko, got 2,183 votes.

Kano has 5,921,370 registered voters, out of which 2,329,055 voters were accredited for the governorship election.

(Vanguard/Premium Times)



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