The Independent National Electoral Commission has announced the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party as the winner of Saturday’s general election in Katsina State.
The state Returning officer, Professor Muazu Abubakar Gusau, early Monday morning announced the results of the exercise.
The results were announced by him at 3.20 a.m.
He said the total number of Registered Voters at 3516719 while the total number of Accredited voters was put at 1097663.
Gusau gave the numbers of polls garnered by each of the eighteen political parties which participated in the election and other facts as:
Total Valid Votes —-1058673
Total votes cast—-1091187.
The returning officer also disclosed that votes were cancelled in some parts of the state due to over-voting, violence, thuggery and insecurity.