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Elections: Kaduna State speaker re- elected

The Kaduna State House of Assembly Speaker, Zailani Yusuf was returned elected in the Saturday’s gubernatorial and State House of Assembly elections .

The Returning officer, Prof. Bashir Yusuf who declared the results in Rigachikun said Yusuf of the APC, polled 45,889 to defeat his closest rival Ibrahim Usman of the PDP who got 23,163 .

Prof.Yusuf said that Saifullahi Haruna of the Labour Party (LP) came third with 1,698 votes while Yahya Shuaibu of the New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP) scored 1,242.

He stated that the total number of registered voters was 216,236 while the number of accreditated voters was 76,288.

“That Zailani Yusuf Ibrahim of APC, having satisfied the requirement of the law, is hereby declared winner and returned elected, ” he said.