Kano governorship election results: NNPP overtakes APC to lead by 3000 votes


The New Nigeria Peoples Party, NNPP has returned to the top in the Saturday’s governorship election in Kano State.

The opposition party, which was in the early lead when collation began on Sunday, lost marginally to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) as of the time the exercise was suspended for an hour break.

But by the time collation resumed with the 23rd local government area, Abba Kabir Yusuf of the NNPP was leading the gubernatorial candidate of the APC, Nasir Gawuna, with 3,037 votes. While Yusuf polled 388,678 votes, Gawuna trailed with 385,098 votes, leaving a margin of 3,580 votes.


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