Breaking: INEC declares Ganduje winner of Kano governorship election

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By Kazeem Ugbodaga

Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje has been declared winner of the governorship election in Kano State by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC.

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With the development, Ganduje has won re-election for another four year in office.

INEC’s Returning Officer, Bello Shehu declared that Ganduje, having polled the majority of votes had been declared re-elected.

In the announced by Shehu, Ganduje polled 1,033,695 votes to defeat the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, candidate,  Abba Yusuf, who polled 1,024,713 votes.

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INEC had declared the governorship election held on March 9 inconclusive and a supplementary election election fixed for March 23.

In the March 9 election, Yusuf had polled 1,014,474 votes to beat Ganduje who got 987,819 votes, leaving a difference of 26,655, but a rerun was scheduled.

In the supplementary election announced by Shehu earlier, Ganduje polled 45,876 votes to beat Yusuf, who scored 10,239  votes.

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