13/08/2022

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Kaduna LG polls: PDP defeats APC in Chikun

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Candidate of the main opposition party, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Chikun Local Government, Engineer Salasi Nuhu Musa, has been declared the winner of Saturday, September 25 council election.

Declaring the result in the early hours of Monday, the Returning Officer, Dr. Sanusi Gambo, said the PDP candidate, Musa, defeated the All Progressives Congress (APC), chairmanship candidate, Honourable Suleiman Liman by 19,402 to 14,829 votes to emerge winner.

He added that from the breakdown of the results, PDP won eight councillors out of the 12 wards in the local government area, leaving APC with four.

According to him, “Having secured the maximum number of votes, PDP’s chairmanship candidate, Engineer Salasi is declared winner and returned elected.”

DAILY POST reports that the collation and announcement of the chairmanship and councillorship results at the local government area SIECOM office commenced on Sunday morning but lasted till the early hours of Monday after suffering several set backs from party agents.