2019: Kwankwaso’s Son-in-Law Wins PDP Gov. Ticket In Kano
Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso’s son in-law, Abba Kabiru Yusuf has emerged as Peoples Democratic Party's Kano Governorship candidate.
The primary election held at the Lugard Avenue residence of Kwankwaso was conducted by the electoral committee constituted by the party National Working Committee headed by Ezeogu Emeka Onouha.
Onouha while announcing the results on Tuesday said the total accredited delegates in the election was 4,130.
He said Yusuf scored 2421 to emerged as the candidate of the PDP in Kano ,while Jafar Sani Bello came second with 1258, Muhammad sadiq wali had 167 and Salihu Sagir Takai had 95.
Others in the race, Ibrahim El Amin scored 51 and Akilu Sani Indabawa had 33 and voided vote of 105 was recorded.
Speaking shortly after been declared winner of the election, Yusuf , a former Commissioner during Kwankwaso administration appealed to other contestants to unite for them to work together.
The election kicked off past midnight on Tuesday and ended at about three in the morning.
Although earlier on Monday, police cordoned off Marhaba Cinema, the proposed venue of the primaries, citing court orders.
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