APC Primaries: Buhari secured 2.9m votes in Kano
Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari secured 2,931,235 votes at the just concluded presidential primary election held across the 484 wards in the 44 local government areas of Kano State.

The was contained in a statement signed by Mr. Abba Anwar, the Chief Press Secretary to Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje, and made available to newsmen on Saturday.

According to him, the governor made the announcement from the party’s secreariate which served as the collation centre.

While announcing the election results, Ganduje also assured of Kano’s total support to the candidature of Buhari as the sole flag bearer for the party in the 2019 presidential election.

He attributed the massive turnout of registered party members during the primary to stakeholders’ effort at mobilising party members to consolidate the gains of direct primary election process.

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“People believe that President Muhammadu Buhari is up and doing. While APC manifesto is a clear and direct manifestation of Buhari’s love for the country.

“Ours is just to replicate the good work enunciated by this complete gentleman, our dear leader,” Ganduje said in the statement.

He explained that the governor retired to the state party secretariat, which served as the collation centre for the exercise after casting his vote at his Ganduje Ward in Dawakin Tofa Local Government Area of the state.