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Published On: Mon, Oct 28th, 2019

APC leads in 13 of 21 LGs in Kebbi poll

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From Ahmed Idris, Birnin Kebbi

As the Local Government election results in Kebbi State trickles in, the All Progressive Congress (APC) is leading in chairmanship position in thirteen local governments, while the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) won councillorship in some of the local government areas.
Our correspondent who monitor the election in Kalgo Local Government said that out of 10 councilorship, PDP won one seat with Abubakar Umar, who defeated APC candidate, Sadatu Ibrahim in Kalgo ward with 1,0100 vote against 700 vote, while the APC chairmanship candidate, Shamisu Farouk defeat Abubakar Bawa of PDP.
Speaking to our correspondent on phone, the PDP state Public Relations Officer, Ibrahim Omen, confirmed this development, but assured the people of the state that PDP will win some local governments if the election is going to be free and fair.
Our reporter investigated and revealed that out 21 local governments in the State, 13 local government results were already won by the ruling APC.
“Now the counting is ongoing in Arugungu Local Government where PDP is leading in councilorship, I am very sure that we are going to have representative in some local government even though it is going to be councilorship positions”, the PDP stalwart added.

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