#NigeriaDecides2019: With 1.4m Votes, Buhari Wins Kano
The presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), President Muhammadu Buhari, recorded a landslide victory in the presidential election held in Kano on Saturday, February 23rd.
He polled 1,464,768 votes.
His closest rival and candidate of the PDP, Atiku Abubakar, scored 391,593 votes.
INEC Collation Officer in Kano state, Prof. Magaji Garba, the Vice-Chancellor, Federal University, Gusau, Zamfara State who announced the result at the National Collation Centre in Abuja, said total votes cast was 1,964,751, out of which 73,617 votes were rejected.
He added that votes in 17 out of the 44 Local Government Areas (LGAs) of the state were cancelled with a total of 43,900 voters affected.