September 27, (THEWILL) – The candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Mr Salasi Musa, has been declared the winner of the Chikun local government chairmanship election in Kaduna state.
The Returning Officer, Dr Sanusi Gambo, announced the results of the election on Monday.
He said Salasi Musa of the PDP polled 19,402 votes to defeat the incumbent chairman of the council and candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Samaila Leeman, who scored 14,829 votes.
The PDP also won eight of the 12 councillorship seats in the council.
The election, which held on Saturday, September 25, was initially scheduled for Sept. 4 but postponed by the Kaduna State Independent National Electoral Commission (KAD-SIECOM) due to security reasons.