Kaduna LG Polls: El-Rufai loses polling unit to PDP | The Guardian Nigeria News

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Gov. Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has lost his polling unit in the local council election held on Saturday.

The results announced by the state Independent Electoral Commission for Unit 01 Ungwar Sarki, Kaduna North Local Government, showed the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) getting 86 out of the 159 votes for chairman.

El-Rufai’s All Progressive Congress (APC) secured 62 votes, while APP had 1, ZLP 5, PRP 4, and 3 abstentions.

The PDP also got 100 votes for councillorship seat out of 162 cast while APC scored 53, ZLP 2, PRP 2, NNPP 1, and BP 4.

The results were announced by the Presiding Officer, Muhammad Sani.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the governor had earlier said in an interview with journalists that the adoption of eletronic voting for the local election was to ensure that people’s votes count.

“As I said several times, we are not going to behave like other parties or other state governments, we will allow the people of Kaduna State to elect…



Source: Guardian Newspaper