NEWS: Buhari Polls 1.3m Votes In Katsina – Leadership – Politics –

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he All Progressive Congress (APC) presidential candidate, General Muhammad Buhari has polled one million, three hundred and forty five thousand, four hundred and forty one (1,345,441) votes to sweep the presidential polls in Katsina state.

Buhari won overwhelmingly in all the 34 council areas of the state to defeat PDP’s President Jonathan who got 98,937 votes.

This was contained in copy of the summary of results signed by Chief Returning Officer for the Katsina state presidential election, Prof Jibrila Dahiru Amin and made available to newsmen.

In other national assembly results made available, the APC clinched all the three senate seats and fifteen house of representatives seats.

The former executive secretary of Petroleum Technology Development Fund and PDP candidate for Katsina Central Federal Constituency, Muntaqa Rabe Darma failed in his bid to clinch the seat.

Darma polled a paltry 12, 170 votes and was defeated by the incumbent, Sheikh Umar who got 73,327 votes.

Other results of the national assembly election so far declared shows that the APC was set to capture all the fifteen House of Katsina for House of Reps.

The Funtua/Dandume consituency was won by Muntari Dandutse of APC who polled 80991 as opposed to Abdulaziz Tijjani of PDP who got 9263.

For Malumfashi/Kafur constituency APC’s Babangida Ibrahim Mahuta got 103422 votes while Abdulaziz Dan Yari of PDP got 26263.

Bakori/Danja has Amiru Tukur of APC who polled 70,493 votes while Ibrahim Murtala of APC defeated his closest opponent, Dr Garba Shehu Matazu of PDP to win the Musawa/Matazu ticket.

Chiranci/Rimi/Batagarawa has Kabir Shuaibu of APC whp scored 89188 votes while state the Dutsinma/Kurfi was won Danlami Kurfi of APC with 61544 votes.