Presidential election: Buhari wins in Jigawa State

President Muhammadu Buhari
President Muhammadu Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has swept all the 27 Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Jigawa State, in the presidential poll that took place last Saturday.

President Buhari scored a total votes of 794, 738 while his closest opponent, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar got a total vote of 289, 895.


There are 2,104, 889 total registered voters in the state.

A total number of accredited voters stand at 1,171,801 while total vote cast was 1,149,922.


There is a total of 1,106,244 valid votes and 43,678 rejected votes.

The result is as follows.

Gagarawa LGA

APC-14,890,  PDP- 8,703

Hadejia LGA

APC-29,979,  PDP- 3,188

Roni LGA

APC-19,192, PDP- 5,803

Gumel LGA

APC-17,937, PDP- 4,477

Buji LGA

APC-19,608, PDP- 9,613

Auyo LGA

APC-25,750, PDP- 8,683

Jahun LGA

APC-38,852, PDP-14,667

Kaugama LGA

APC-29,834, PDP- 8,880

Suletankarkar LGA

APC-29,374, PDP-11,186

Dutse LGA

APC-46,033, PDP-15,337

Maigatari LGA

APC-24,843, PDP-11,152

Guri LGA

APC-21,535, PDP- 8,088

Taura LGA

APC-31,649, PDP-11,846

Kafin Hausa LGA

APC-36,437, PDP-14,348

Garki LGA

APC-31,480, PDP-13, 768

Miga LGA

APC-21,324, PDP-10,163

Mallam Madori LGA

APC-27,357, PDP-9,806

Kiyawa LGA

APC-34,443, PDP-13, 142

Kirikisama LGA

APC-24,390, PDP-12,060

Kazaure LGA

APC-26,607, PDP-2,658

Gwiwa LGA

APC-23,108, PDP- 6,602

Yankwashe LGA

APC-11,697, PDP- 2,967

Birnin kudu LGA

APC-46,075, PDP-23,124

Babura LGA

APC-40,905, PDP-10,530

Birniwa LGA

APC-24,051, PDP-10, 848

Gwaram LGA

APC-54,294, PDP-17,771

Ringim LGA

APC-43,113, PDP-20,483

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