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PDP wins rescheduled Zango Kataf LG poll, clinches 9 out of 11 councillors

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PDP wins rescheduled Zango Kataf LG poll, clinches 9 out of 11 councillors

Francis Zimbo of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, on Saturday won the postponed presidential election in the Zango Kataf local government area in Kaduna state.

Nigeria‘s news agency reports that the election has been postponed to Saturday for security reasons.

Declaring the election results on Sunday, Returning Officer Nuhu Garba said Zimbo won 28,771 votes to defeat John Hassan of the All Progressives Congress, APC, which garnered 19,509 votes.

“Mr. Francis Zimbo of the PDP, having satisfied the requirements of the law and obtained the greatest number of votes, is declared the winner of the election and re-elected”, declared Prof. Garba.

NAN reports that the PDP also won nine of the 11 councilor seats while the APC won the remaining two.

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