The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in Kaduna State, Isa Ashiru, has defeated incumbent Governor Nasir El-Rufai with a landslide in the Kaura Local Government Area of the state.
This was announced by the Collation Officer in the LGA, Dr Luka Maude, on Sunday.
He said that Isa Ashiru polled 38,764 votes to defeat El-Rufa’i of the All Progressives Congress, APC, who got 8,342 votes in the LGA.
Reacting, Mr. Donatus Shemang, PDP Chairman of the LGA described the development as victory for the people of Kaura.
“It is the people’s victory because they have tried us and we have not failed them, and so they gave PDP their mandate to more dividend of democracy.
“I have said before that PDP will win all electoral seats in the LGA and it has come to pass. I want to assure the good people of Kaura that PDP will not fail them.
“The people have put their trust on us and we will deliver on our promises of improving the lives of our people through numerous people oriented project that would soon be roll out,” Shemang said.