Critical Times News : Ganduje’s Victory: Emir Sanusi's portrait destroyed in Kano's govt house

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Ganduje’s Victory: Emir Sanusi's portrait destroyed in Kano's govt house



Some Kano residents have destroyed the portrait of the Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II.

The incident occurred at the Government House on Sunday after the declaration of Governor Abdullahi Ganduje as winner of the rerun election in parts of the state on Saturday.

In the trending video, two men climbed a ladder to where the portrait was position and tore it.

Hundreds of others, believed to the All Progressives Congress (APC) supporters, were seen cheering them on.

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) announced that Ganduje defeated his main challenger, Abba Kabir-Yusuf of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) with a total of 8,892 votes.

In the supplementary election which held in 28 LGAs on March 23, PDP polled a total of 10,239 votes against 45,876 votes secured by APC.

Before the elections were declared inconclusive, PDP was leading with 1,014,474 votes, while APC had secured 987,819 votes.

However, after the March 23 governorship election, the total figure for APC stood at 1,033,695 votes against 1,024,713 votes secured by PDP, meaning Ganduje won with a margin of 8,982 votes.

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