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2023: Abacha’s Son Muhammad Wins Kano PDP Guber Primary



Muhammad Abacha, son of Nigeria’s former military dictator Sani Abacha, has emerged as the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the 2023 general election in Kano.

Mr Abacha polled 736 votes to defeat his closest rival, Jafar Sani-Bello, who scored 710 votes in the primary election on Wednesday.

Announcing the results, the returning officer, Amina Garba, declared Mr Abacha as the winner of the primary.

The chairman of the electoral committee, Mohammed Jamu, said the primary was legally conducted with validly-elected delegates and supervised by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, police and the State Security Service.