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Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq Wins Kwara Governorship Election

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By Kayode Abdulazeez, Ilorin

The candidate of the All Progressives Congress in Kwara State, Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, has been declared winner of the governorship elections held on Saturday.

According to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) after the Collation Of the result said APC candidate won in all the 16 local government areas in the state, polling a total of 331,546, more than double the 114,754 votes secured by his main rival, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Mr Abdulrazaq Atunwa.

Returning Officer, Professor Liman Mohammed Sanusi declared that Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq polled APC 331, 546 of the total votes cast to defeat his closest rival, Barrister Razak Atunwa of the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP), who polled PDP 114,754.
The result showed a margin of 216,792 votes between the APC and PDP contestants.

The breakdown of the results by local government areas according to INEC are as follows:
Oyun local government
APC 11,399
PDP 3,728
Offa local government
APC 22,874
PDP 5,172
Irepodun local government
APC 16,155
PDP 7,339
Isin local government
APC 6,624
PDP 2,588
Moro local government
APC 18,985
PDP 5,490
Asa local government
APC 16,246
PDP 8,963
Edu local government
APC 26805
PDP 6174
Oke Ero local government
APC 7423
PDP 4891
Ilorin South local government
APC 26,752
PDP 9489
Ilorin East local government
APC 31,521
PDP 10,888
Ifelodun local government
APC 23,734
PDP 7445
Kaiama local government
APC 14829
PDP 3386
Ilorin West local government
APC 55,287
PDP 25,583
Ekiti local government
APC 7938
PDP 3,950
Patigi local government
APC 18,109
PDP 2,578
Baruten local government
APC 26865
PDP 7, 090

Total:
APC 331, 546
PDP 114,754

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