BREAKING: APC wins Katsina by-election (See INEC Results)

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The All Progressive Congress (APC) has won Saturday’s by-election for the Katsina North Senatorial seat. The seat became vacant following the demise of Senator Mustapha Bukar on April 4 after a brief illness.

The party’s flagbearer, Hon. Ahmed Babba Kaita, beat the Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP), Kabir Babba Kaita, in a contest that was adjudged to be peaceful.

The APC candidate polled a total of 224, 607 votes while the PDP candidate came a distant with 53, 724 votes out of the total of 287, 153 valid votes cast.

Both flagbearers are brothers, with the winner being a former House of Representatives member. Other parties involved in the election included GPN (1056), DA (796), MPN (633) and MMN (343)

Katsina North By-election: Official Results As Declared By INEC.

Collation of results has started at the headquarters of INEC in Katsina North senatorial district.

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The collation started around 12.35 a.m. at the office located in Daura.

The senatorial district has 12 local government areas where election was held on Saturday, August 11.

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Below are the results:

Daura local government
No of registered voters – 76559
No of accredited voters – 23272

APC – 18436
DA – 45
GPN – 566
MMN – 18
MPN – 26
PDP – 3228
Total valid votes – 22309
Rejected – 501
Total votes cast – 22810

After receiving results from three local governments, the collation has been suspended for an hour.

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Ingawa local government
No of registered voters – 76020
No of accredited voters – 23146

APC – 17036
DA – 111
GPN – 63
MMN – 44
MPN – 80
PDP – 4005

Total valid votes – 21339
Rejected – 902
Total votes cast – 22241

Dutsi local government
No of registered voters – 56912
No of accredited voters – 19007

APC – 13868
DA – 31
GPN – 25
MMN – 9
MPN – 31
PDP – 3930

Total valid votes – 17894
Rejected – 465
Total votes cast – 18359

Sandamu local government
No of registered voters – 65445
No of accredited voters – 25421

APC – 18834
DA – 20
GPN – 11
MMN – 6
MPN – 7
PDP – 4610

Total valid votes – 23488
Rejected – 553
Total votes cast – 24041

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Mani local government
No of registered voters – 92544
No of accredited voters – 31048

APC – 20479
DA – 127
GPN – 98
MMN – 55
MPN – 113
PDP – 7017

Total valid votes – 27889
Rejected – 1295
Total votes cast – 29184

Mashi local government
No of registered voters – 83663
No of accredited voters – 32987

APC – 20927
DA – 168
GPN – 82
MMN – 84
MPN – 133
PDP – 8653

Total valid votes – 300042
Rejected – 1698
Total votes cast – 31745

Zango local government
No of registered voters – 62378
No of accredited voters – 18528

APC – 14175
DA – 23
GPN – 34
MMN – 8
MPN – 19
PDP – 3057

Total valid votes – 17316
Rejected – 655
Total votes cast – 17971

Kankia local government
No of registered voters – 62196
No of accredited voters – 23509

APC – 16653
DA – 42
GPN – 27
MMN – 6
MPN – 23
PDP – 5366

Total valid votes – 22117
Rejected – 1055
Total votes cast – 23172

Baure local government
No of registered voters – 92346
No of accredited voters – 36770

APC – 28271
DA – 105
GPN – 46
MMN – 19
MPN – 44
PDP – 5674

Total valid votes – 34159
Rejected – 1432
Total votes cast – 34159

Kusada local government
No of registered voters – 51019
No of accredited voters – 18349

APC – 12331
DA – 32
GPN – 18
MMN – 20
MPN – 42
PDP – 4783

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Total valid votes – 17226
Rejected – 658
Total votes cast – 17884

Bindawa local government
No of registered voters – 76924
No of accredited voters – 29584

APC – 22234
DA – 43
GPN – 40
MMN – 16
MPN – 63
PDP – 5549

Total valid votes – 27945
Rejected – 1023
Total votes cast – 28968

Mai’ adua local government
No of registered voters – 68049
No of accredited voters – 26869

APC – 21363
DA – 49
GPN – 56
MMN – 58
MPN – 52
PDP – 3852

Total valid votes – 25430
Rejected – 654
Total votes cast – 2608

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