President Muhammadu Buhari, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), is maintaining his lead in last Saturday's presidential polls in Kaduna State.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has so far declared results of 13 local government areas.
The Commission is awaiting the results of other 10 Local government areas.Prof. Bello Shehu, the collation officer, declared President Buhari of the APC as winner in eight local government areas.
Shehu said that the Presidential Candidate of the PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar won in five local government areas.NAN reports that the APC has won in Ikara, Makarfi, Kudan, Kubau Giwa, Sabon Gari, Soba, Kauru local government areas.
Shehu said the PDP won in Kaura, Zangon Kataf, Kagarko, Jaba and Kajuru local government areas.Results of the Presidential poll from Zaria, Birnin Gwari, Sanga, Igabi , Kaduna North, Kaduna South, Chukun, Lere, Jema'a and Kachia are still being awaited.
Latest results released:
APC 33, 578
LGA results released earlier
Zangon Kataf LGA
Sabon Gari LGA
APC 51, 548
PDP 10, 656
Meanwhile, the Commission has gone on a break and would reconvene at 9a.m for collation of the remaining results.