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Kaduna: Yero concedes defeat, congratulates el-Rufai


Kaduna State Governor and candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Saturday’s gubernatorial election, Alhaji Mukhtar Ramalan Yero has conceded defeat to his opponent, Malam Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai of All Progressives Congress (APC).

Governor Yero called El-Rufai at exactly 3:00pm on Sunday, even when results from four local government areas were still being expected from the Independent National Electoral  Commission’s headquarters in Kaduna.

The Spokesperson of El-Rufai Campaign organisation, Samuel Aruwan, disclosed that Yero called to concede defeat and congratulate El-Rufai at about 3:00pm.‎

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Aruwan said, “He (Governor Yero)  congratulated El-Rufai and wish him success, he prayed for peace and development of Kaduna State and Nigeria at large.

“El-Rufai in his response thanked Yero and wished him all the best, saying, he hope to see him soon.” ‎

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