Opposition PDP leading in 40 out of 44 councils in Kano, northern Nigeria’s most populous state Updated for 2021

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Updated: March 2, 2021


The opposition People’s Democratic Party was leading in 40 out of 44 local government areas in Kano state, following unofficial tally of results from polling units communicated by PDP agents.

According to the unofficial results, the PDP governorship candidate, ABBA KABIR YUSUF, was leading the All Progressives Congress governorship candidate, Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, with a narrow margin in 40 out 44 councils in Kano.

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However, there were reports that the INEC returning officer in Kano, who would announce the results, was missing, and there were fears the APC was trying to rig. TODAY NEWS AFRICA found no evidence, however, to back up such claims.

Kano is the most populous state in northern Nigeria and these results were not official data from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

In Nigeria, results are announced at each polling unit and it’s possible to know who is winning ahead of the official announcement.

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Simon Ateba
Simon Ateba
Simon Ateba covers the White House, the U.S. government, the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank and other financial and international institutions for Today News Africa in Washington D.C. Simon can be reached on simonateba@todaynewsafrica.com

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