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El Rufai announced winner in Kaduna

2015-04-12 19:51
A ballot box filled with ballot is pictured before being counted by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) at a polling station in Yenagoa in Bayelsa State ~ PIUS UTOMI EKPEI

Kaduna - The Independent National Electoral Commission has announced All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate Nasir El-Rufai as the winner of the governorship election in Kaduna state.

El-Rufai’s victory under the All Progressives Congress was a landmark as he garnered 1 117 635 as against 485 833 votes gotten by Peoples Democratic Party’s Ramalan Yero, who is the incumbent governor.

Also read: El Rufai leading in Kaduna

APGA was able to come third with a vote of 20 140.

Governor Yero has reportedly conceded defeat and called El-Rufai to congratulate him.

Spokesperson of Kaduna State APC Campaign Council, Samuel Aruwan is said Yero called El-Rufai today at 3 p.m to wish him well and congratulate him on his victory.

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