PDP wins Chikun Council election.
Written by News Room on September 27, 2021
The PDP Candidate, Engineer Salasi Nuhu Musa has been declared and returned winner of Chikun Council election.
He polled 19,402 votes to defeat the ruling APC Candidate and the immediate past Chairman, Honourable Samaila Ja’afaru Leeman who got 14,829 votes.
Also, the PDP swept eight Councillorship seat positions, leaving the APC with four out of the 12 Wards.
Declaring the result early Monday morning, the Returning Officer, Dr. Sanusi Gambo from Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria, said the PDP Candidate, Engineer Musa having scored the highest votes and fully satisfied the requirements, was dully returned as winner of the election.
Speaking to lnvicta FM Correspondent, Ango Bally shortly after the result declaration, Member, Kaduna State House of Assembly representing Chikun State Constituency, Honourable Ayuba Ishaku Chawaza applauded the State Governor, Mallam Nasir Ahmed el-Rufai for the introduction of electronic voting which makes the process more credible.
On his part, the PDP Agent, Danjuma Musa who also expressed satisfaction with credibility of the process, called on the lndependent National Electoral Commission to adopt electronic voting system in the 2023 general election.
The Returning Officer for Kajuru Chairmanship election, Dr. Ibrahim Dan Maraya had on Sunday morning returned the PDP Candidate, Honourable lbrahim Gajere winner of the election, having beat the APC Candidate, Cafra AB Caino with 14,132 votes to his distant 8,795 votes. The PDP also swept 9 Councillorship seats, leaving the APC with only one seat.