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Kano LG Elections: APC Wins All Seats

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The All Progressives Congress, APC, has won all the 44 local government and 484 councillorship seats in the recently concluded local government election in Kano State.

Out of the twelve political parties that took part in the election, the APC emerged victorious after clinging all the seats.

The Kano State Independent Electoral Commission (KANSIEC) Chairman, Prof. Ibrahim Garba-Sheka disclosed this, while announcing the results of the election on Sunday in Kano.

“The total votes scored by the candidates is 2,530.577 million. Work is still in progress to ascertain the total votes scored by candidates of other political parties,” he explained.

According to Garba-Sheka, the election was generally peaceful in the 11,500 polling units across the 44 Local Government Areas of the state, adding that the voter turnout was impressive.

He commended Governor Abdullahi Ganduje for his non-interference and support. The Chairman also appreciated civil society organisations (CSOs) and security agencies for playing vital roles in ensuring the election was free, fair and credible.

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