Mohammed Abacha wins Kano PDP governorship primary

Mohammad Abacha, son of the late former head of state General Sani Abacha, emerged winner of the gubernatorial primary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kano.

Abacha won the PDP gubernatorial candidacy with 736 votes to defeat his only rival Ja’afar Sani, who polled 710 votes. 

The two contestants were the only aspirants that turned out for the primary out of seven contestants that were cleared by the party.

Declaring the result of the primary in the early hours of Thursday, the returning officer, and member of the PDP election supervising committee, Hajiya Amina Garba, said Abacha emerged the winner, having clinched the highest votes count.

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