By Wole Mosadomi
The Independent National Electoral Commission,(INEC) has released results of eleven local government areas in Niger state with All Progressives Congress,(APC) leading in nine of the Councils.
The APC Gubernatorial Candidate, Alhaji Umar Mohammed Bago won his Bida Constituency while his PDP counterpart, Alhaji Isah Liman Kantigi also won his Edati Connstituency.
In Bida, Alhaji Bago of APC got 27,778 votes in his home as against 22,846 votes won by his close counterpart, Alhaji Kantigi of PDP.
Alhaji Kantigi of PDP won his Constituency with 16,559 votes as against 9,225 won by his APC counterpart.
A breakdown of the results released so far shows that All Progressives Congress,(APC) got majority of the votes in Tafa, Gurara, Paikoro, Bosso, Suleja, Kacha, Bida, Chachanga and Lapai while the PDP won in Edati and Munya local government areas.
The collation has been suspended till 6pm today.
Details of the collated results are as follows
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