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Ashiru emerges PDP Kaduna governorship candidate

Isa Ashiru has won the ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kaduna for the 2023 governorship election.

• May 26, 2022
Isa Ashiru [Credit: Twitter]

Isa Ashiru has won the ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kaduna for the 2023 governorship election.

Returning officer Raymond Dabo, a former Plateau PDP chairman, announced the result after the party’s gubernatorial primary election on Thursday in Kaduna.

The returning officer said Mr Ashiru polled 414 votes to defeat Sani Sidi who got 260 votes to pick the party’s ticket.

Mr Dabo explained that Muktar Yero came third with 28 votes while Sani Abbas, Haruna Sa’eed, Shehu Sani recorded 15, 11 and two votes respectively.

The returning officer, however, announced 30 invalid votes. 


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