Polls: Buhari Leads In Zamfara

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President Muhammadu Buhari
By; MOHAMMED MUNIRAT NASIR, Gusau
The Presidential Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), President Muhammadu Buhari has taken early lead in the Saturday’s elections held in Zamfara State.
Results of four out of the 14 local government areas declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) at the commission’s state headquarters in Gusau shows Buhari having upper hand in the election.
Buhari in the four local government areas declared is leading Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate and former Vice President of Nigeria, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar with a wide margin.
Bakura local government area..
APC –  36,954
PDP –  13,180
Total registered voters – 92,697
Accredited voters- 52,358
Total valid votes – 50,481
Rejected votes – 457
Total votes cast – 50,938
Bukuyyum local government area.
APC –  24,736
PDP –  6615
Total registered voters – 92,908
Accredited voters – 34,732
Total valid votes – 32,547
Rejected votes – 152
Total vote cast – 32,699
Gummi local government area..
APC –  42,697
PDP –  10,792
Total registered voters – 113,847
Accredited voters – 57,787
Total valid votes – 54,646
Rejected votes –  1,657
Total votes cast – 56,646
Talata Mafara local government area..
APC –  44,270
PDP –  9,159
Total registered voters – 125,032
Accredited voters – 58,678
Total valid votes – 54,421
Rejected votes –  1,976
Total votes cast – 56,397
Declaration of the results was still going on as at the time of filling this report Monday evening.

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