The People Democratic Party has clinched the Saturday Zangon Kataf local government area election in Kaduna state, defeating the All Progressives Congress by a wide merging.
Declaring the results in Zonkwa, the Returning officer, Professor Nuhu Lawrence declared the PDP Candidate, Francis Sani Zimbo as the winner having scored a total votes of 28,771 as against the APC candidate, John Hassan who scored a total votes of 19,509. The PDP also clinched majority of the wards in the local government.
It would be recalled that the Zangon Kataf local government elections were postponed twice before yesterday’s elections with the Kaduna state electoral commission citing security challenges in the area as reason for the postponement.
Yesterday’s elections were said to be free, fair and credible according to observers.