BY GODWIN ENNA, Katsina
The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP, Atiku Abubakar has defeated the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate Asiwaju Ahmed Tinubu in Katsina State
The state scope Muazu Abubakar Gusau announced result at the state INEC office where the collation of results was made. He said Atiku polled 489,045 votes to beat his closest contender, Tinubu who scored 482,283.
The NNPP Presidential Candidate, Rabiu Kwankwaso came third with 69,385 votes while Peter Obi of the Labour Party bit 6,376 votes.
Gusau further that a total of 51,310 registered voters were cancelled due to thuggery or over voting or obstruction, as the total number of PVC collected stands at 9,292 while the total registered voters also stand at 17,348
Main while the APC won all the 3 senatorial seats and 9 out of the 15 federal constituencies of the state.