Atiku Takes Early Lead In Kaduna

Results for five of Kaduna's 23 local government areas have been announced.

COMBO photos of Atiku, Tinubu, Obi and Kwankwaso

Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party Atiku Abubakar has taken an early lead in Kaduna State after results for five local government areas were announced.

So far, results for Giwa, Kaura, Kajuru, Soba, and Makarfi local government areas have been announced at the INEC collation centre in the state with the PDP candidate securing more votes than others.

Across the five LGAs, Abubakar got 84,864 votes, close to 30,000 more votes than those of Bola Tinubu of the All Progressives Congress. The APC candidate secured 58,441 votes.

The candidate of the Labour Party Peter Obi got 42,297, while that of the New Nigeria Peoples Party Rabiu Kwankwaso polled 13,596 votes.

See how they fared in each of the five LGAs below:

APC 19,922
LP 565
NNPP 3,114
PDP 22,302

APC 1847
LP 25,744
NNPP 320
PDP 7847

APC 3940
LP 14875
NNPP 1221
PDP 9253

APC 18965
LP 354
NNPP 3722
PDP 23364


APC 13,767
LP 759
NNPP 5,219
PDP 22098

APC 58,441
LP 42297
NNPP 13,596
PDP 84,864

The collation of the Presidential election results in Kaduna was then suspended until 9 am on Monday morning.