Dutse - The Jigawa Independent Electoral Commission (JSIEC) has announced the results of some local government areas in Saturday’s council polls, held in the state.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that so far, the results of Buji, Gwaram, Kafin Hausa, Babura, Suletankarkar, Auyo, Guri, Birniwa and Yakwasi Local Government Areas, released by JSIEC Returning Officers, indicated that PDP candidates won in all those areas unopposed.
In Buji, the Returning Officer, Auwalu Abubakar, said that Sale Unguwanmaina of the PDP, scored 39 000 votes, and was declared winner.
Sale Kangire, the Returning Officer for Gwaram , declared as winner with 11 254 votes, Hannafi Yakubu of the PDP, a commissioner who resigned recently to contested for chairmanship position.
Announcing the result in Kafin hausa, the Returning Officer in the area, Muhammed Malammamadori, said that Muhammed Tambale of the PDP polled 92 223 and also emerged winner, while the Returning Officer for Babura Local Government, Salisu Ringim , declared as winner, Mohammed Sani of the PDP, who scored 65 706 votes.
The Returning Officer in Suletankarkar , Muhammad Sa’id, disclosed that Saleh Ahmad of the PDP won the election with 57647 votes while in Auyo, the Returning Officer in the area, Iliyasu Hussaini, declared that Ibrahim Alhassan of the PDP , who garnered 45 585 had won.
In Guri, the Returning Officer in the area, Tijjani Umar, said that Alhaji Haruna Dauda of the PDP also emerged unopposed, with 41 629 votes.
Sunusi Lawan, the Returning Officer in Yankwasi, stated that the PDP flag bearer, Ado Karkarna, emerged victorious with 24 566 votes while in Birniwa, the Returning Officer, Yusuf Maji, also said that Muhammed Bura of the PDP, scored 55 363 votes and was therefore declared winner.