Although voters' turn-out was poor, the APC was clearly the peoples favourite.

Announcing the results at the commission’s headquarters in Dutse on Sunday, the Chairman of JISIEC, Muhammad Sani Ahmad said the APC won all the contested seats.

He said: “From the results declared from the polling units to ward levels and to the local government headquarters across the state, APC won the entire chairmanship and councillorship positions of the entire local government areas in the state.”

He explained that twelve political parties, including APC, APGA, Kowa Party, PDP, MPPP, among others participated in the elections.

The APC candidates declared winners were Umar Musa, Auyo Local Government Council; Hudu Babangida, Buji Council; Muhammad Sani (Babura), Muhammad Dole (Birniwa), Muhammad Abdullahi (Birninkudi); Ibrahim Yargaba (Dutse), Ibrahim Ya’u (Gagarawa), Aminu Gumel (Gumel), Gali Muktar (Garki) and AbdulMalik Fagam (Gwaram).

Also declared were Jaji Adiyani (Guri), Abdullahi Daurawa (Gwiwa), Ibrahim Muhammad (Hadejia), Sa’idu Abdu (Jahun, Ahmad Marke (Kaugama), Salisu Garba (Kirkasama), Kiyawa Isyaku Adamu (Kiyawa), Garba Abdullahi (Kafinhausa) and Jamilu Zaki (Kazaure).

Others were Sani Dahiru (Maigatari), Muhammad Agufa (Miga), Sabo Musa (Malammadori), Salisu Sani (Roni), Abdulrashid Illa (Ringim), Jafaru Mohammed (Suletankarkar), Abdulmajid Isma’il (Taura), Dauda Dan-Auwa (Yankwashi) and Jaji Adiyani (Guri,