Final results for some of the local councils in the election held in Kaduna state yesterday showed the ruling All Progressives Congress, cruising to victory.
According to results announced by returning officers, the APC won in Soba, Zaria, Lere, Ikara, Makarfi, Birnin Gwari, Giwa, Kagarko, Kudan, Igabi and Kajuru.
The results in other councils are still being awaited.
Soba is the local council of Senator Sule Hunkuyi, who is at loggerheads with Governor Nasir El-Rufai.
Makarfi is the council of former PDP chairman and governor, Ahmad Makarfi. Governor El-Rufai’s candidates also won handily in Senator Shehu Sani’s constituency of Kajuru LG.
Some of the results:
ZARIA LG CHAIRMANSHIP:
Soba LG chairmanship
Kudan LG Chairmanship:
APC : 76,131
GIWA LG (KADUNA CENTRAL)
In El-Rufai’s polling unit, the PDP gave the APC some scares. But the APC still won the Unguwar Sarki ward with overwhelming majority.
Polling Unit result:
Chairman 65 APC, 50 PDP
Councillor 68 APC, 45 pdp
Unguwar Sarki ward result: