Yero who was seeking a
second term in office on the platform of Peoples Democratic Party congratulated his opponent after losing in the governorship polls.
“Just received a phone call from Governor Mukhtar Ramalan Yero congratulating me for winning the Kaduna gubernatorial election. I thanked him too,” El-Rufai, a member of the All Progressives Congress Board of Trustees wrote on Twitter.
With the final results yet to be announced, El-Rufai leads Yero rather comfortably. Below are the results from 15 of the 23 Local Government Areas, Local government areas in the state APC won 13 .
See photo of the tweet below: