Philip Gwada of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has won the rescheduled chairmanship election in Jaba Local Government Area of Kaduna State..

The Returning Officer for the State Independent Electoral Commission (SIECOM), Grace Doyaro, who announced the result in Kwoi on Thursday said Gwada secured 17,967 votes to defeat the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate  Benjamin Jok who scored 7,401 votes.

Doyaro described the election as free and fair, devoid of rancour, adding that the PDP won all the 10 councillors seats in the local government.

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The APC, however, won the rescheduled Chairmanship elections in Chikun Local Government Area.

Returning Officer (RO) for the election, Dr. Sani Mohammed declared the results of the rescheduled election at the Local government secretariat.

He announced that the APC polled 52,660 while the PDP polled 28,198.

The two chairmanship elections were rescheduled following the announcement by SIECOM officials on May 12 that they were inconclusive.

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