Dikko Umaru Elected Katsina State Governor

Dr Dikko Umaru Radda of APC has been elected Governor of Katsina State 

Radda polled 859,892 votes to defeat his closest opponent, Senator Yakubu Lado Danmarke of the People's Democratic Party PDP who polled a total of 486,620 votes.

The State Returning Officer of the election, Professor Mu'azu Gusau who is also the Vice Chancellor of the Federal University Gusau announced the result on Sunday  at the Governorship Election Collation Centre, Katsina.

Total votes cast stand at 1386427, valid votes stand at 1365848 whereas the rejected votes stand 20579.

According to Professor Gusau, registered voters stand at 3516719 while accredited voters stand at 1399291.

Meanwhile, NNPP polled 8263 votes, PRP polled 4226 votes, SDP scored 1049 votes, LP scored 560 votes and NRM scored 896 votes as well as ZLP who polled 132 votes respectively.


Chris Kehinde Nwandu is the Editor In Chief of CKNNEWS || He is a Law graduate and an Alumnus of Lagos State University, Lead City University Ibadan and Nigerian Institute Of Journalism || With over 2 decades practice in Journalism, PR and Advertising, he is a member of several Professional bodies within and outside Nigeria || Member: Institute Of Chartered Arbitrators ( UK ) || Member : Institute of Chartered Mediators And Conciliation || Member : Nigerian Institute Of Public Relations || Member : Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria || Fellow : Institute of Personality Development And Customer Relationship Management || Member and Chairman Board Of Trustees: Guild Of Professional Bloggers of Nigeria

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