INEC releases partial results in Kaduna

Kaduna - INEC, Sunday, released partial results of Saturday's National Assembly (NASS) elections for Kaduna State.

Announcing the results in Kaduna, the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Alhaji Haliru Tambuwal, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that 10 out of the 11 federal constituency results were collated.

Tambuwal said no senatorial result was received from any of the two polls conducted in zones two and three.

According to him, the CPC won in six of the nine federal constituencies, while the ruling PDP clinched three slots.

He said that CPC's Dr Abbas Tajudeen polled 72,092 votes or 48.2 per cent to beat PDP's Aliyu Ibrahim who netted 32,274 votes.

 In Chikun/Kajuru constituency, PDP's Yakubu Umar clinched 94,915 votes to beat CPC's Mohammed Matazu who scored 32,954 ballots.

 Similarly, CPC's Mohammed Bello won 75,060 votes or 44.56 per cent to floor PDP's Husseini Jallo who got 31,893 ballots.

 Alhaji Usman Bawa of the CPC polled 103,904 votes or 40.78 per cent to defeat PDP's Shehu Ahmed who scored 30,604 votes in Kaduna North, while CPC's Rufa'i Chanchang defeated PDP's Ibrahim Ali with 93,397 votes against 33,114 ballots in Kaduna South federal constituency.

 Besides, PDP's Gideon Lucas polled 26,481 votes or 66.82 votes to clinch the seat in Kaura constituency after beating CPC's Barnabas Bantex who got 18,574 votes, while PDP's Lawal Ibrahim scored 75,164 votes to floor CPC's Suleiman Lere who netted 55,823 votes in Lere constituency.

 Furthermore, CPC's Garba Mohammed scored 51,518 votes or 43.2 per cent to beat PDP's Suleiman Abdulkwari who clinched 31,846 ballots to represent Sabongari Zaria federal constituency at the NASS.

 The REC also gave CPC's Shamsudeen Abdullahi as the winner of Birnin Gwari/Giwa constituency after polling 67,628 votes to defeat PDP's Hamza Danmahawayi who scored 30,419 ballots to represent the area.

Tambuwal said: ``We are still awaiting the results the Central and Southern senatorial districts and that of Jema'a/Sanga federal constituency.

``These results are being delayed because of logistics and the difficult terrain of the affected areas.''

There are 16 federal constituencies and three senatorial districts in the state.

However, elections into the Northern senatorial zone and five federal constituencies were deferred to April 26, along with the state assembly and governorship polls.




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Comment by Dauda Ayuba on April 17, 2011 at 5:52pm
congratulation baba Gudluck
Comment by Obinna chibueze on April 10, 2011 at 8:41pm
Hey!!.PDP is goin' down..wat is goin on?
Comment by TOBBY on April 10, 2011 at 8:37pm
We are getting it right on free, fair and credible elections, the issue of decamping after winning elections should be looked into.
Comment by JOSEPH OMOH MONDAY on April 10, 2011 at 8:32pm
I hope they will fulfil their promises because day before yesterday well all gather our onda the sun to make we vote note after wini they will foget their promiss
Comment by JOSEPH OMOH MONDAY on April 10, 2011 at 8:29pm
I hope they will fulfil their promises because day before yesterday well all gather our onda the sun to make we vote note after wini they will foget their promiss
Comment by bart on April 10, 2011 at 8:16pm

i would love the day i woke up to see that ohakim/orji are gone and not coming back, then imo/abia can get on with building our states.

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