The drama that trailed the governorship elections in Kaduna seems to be over as the Independent National Electoral Commission has declared the incumbent governor, Mallam Nasir El Rufai winner of March 9 polls.
The vice-vhancellor, Bayero University, Kano, Prof. Mohammed Bello, who is the returning officer, said El-Rufai polled 1,045,427 to defeat his closest rival who is the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Isa Ashiru, who scored 814,168.
The result shows that the APC candidate won in Makarfi, Kudan, Ikara, Kubau, Giwa, Kauru, Soba, Kaduna North, Birnin Gwari, and Sabon Gari, Lere, Kaduna South, Igabi and Zaria local government areas.
The PDP candidate, on the other hand, won in Kajuru, Kachia, Jaba, Kaura, Zangon Kataf, Zanga, Chikun, Jema’a and Kagarko LGAs.
The PDP candidate lost his Kudan Local Government Area where he scored 22, 022 to El-Rufai, who scored 28, 624.