In Kaduna El-Rufai wins Governorship race by wide margin

Kaduna State results collated so far is over 85% and the APC candidate is by far ahead in most of the local government areas

  • Published:
Nasir El-Rufai play

Nasir El-Rufai

24/7 Live - Subscribe to the Pulse Newsletter!

Governorship candidate Mallam Nasir El-Rufai representing the All Progressives Congress has won the Kaduna Gubernatorial elections

With a wide margin in most of the 23 local government areas of the state, El-Rufai has already emerged winner with over 85 per cent of the results announced.

With this development, El-rufai becomes the Kaduna State Governor-elect, defeating the People’s Democratic Party flag bearer and the state’s incumbent Governor, Ramalan Yero.


Total Votes - 967,685

APC Votes - 725,293

PDP Votes - 242,392

The official announcement of results and declaration of winners by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) will  follow in the coming hours.