The All Progressives Congress in has Katsina State has taken the lead in the governorship election by winning 22 local government areas so far.
Dr. Dikko Radda is the governorship candidate for the ruling party.
As of Sunday at 2:15 p.m., all 22 Local Government Areas had results that had been declared, and all 22 were won by the APC.
Musawa, Sandamu, Baure, Dutsi, Dandume, Batagarawa, Ingawa, Bindawa, Kaita, Maiadua, Zango, Rimi, Kusada, Mani, Safana, Funtua, Daura, Mashi, Batsari, Jibia, Kankia, and Charanchi were the councils.
There are 34 Local Government Areas in Katsina State.
Figures polled by the APC and two political parties with appreciable results in the 22 councils as announced by their respective collation officers were as follows: Musawa: APC—24,682;
PDP– 10,118;. NNPP—580. Sandamu: APC—21,055 ; PDP—10,641 ; ADP—23; Baure: APC—32802; PDP–17889; NNPP–62; Dutsi: APC —15631 ;PDP–8419;NRM—11; Dandume: APC—23710; PDP—14792; NNPP—220 and Batagarawa: APC —26326; PDP—13510; NNPP–212.
Other councils and their results were Ingawa: APC —22080; PDP–12255; PRP—217; Bindawa : APC—28997; PDP–12165 ; NNPP—957; Kaita: APC—24121;PDP –9824; NNPP—53 and Maiadua: APC—28436; PDP—11506; NNPP–68.
The rest included Zango: APC—19757; PDP—10477; ADP —40; Rimi : APC —28202; PDP—13823; NNPP —397; Kusada: APC—13750;PDP—11151;ADP—33 ; Mani: APC—29678;PDP—16180; NNPP—231; Safana : APC—15417;PDP—10450; SDP—143; Funtua: APC—31924; PDP—19849; NNPP —314; Daura: APC—26548; PDP—10689; ADP–106; Mashi: APC—28793; PDP—8896; SDP–102; Batsari: APC—-20053;PDP –10247; NNPP–239; Jibia: APC—21216; PDP –13259; ADP—71; Kankia: APC —18249; PDP—14830; PRP–22; Charanchi: APC—20782; PDP–7539 and NNPP–66.
The results were declared at the governorship election collation center located within the premises of the INEC Katsina state headquarters in the presence of the INEC returning officer for the elections, Professor Abubakaruazu.