Alhaji Muhammad Abacha, son of former military leader, Sani Abacha has emerged as the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the 2023 general election in Kano State.
Abacha polled 736 votes to defeat his closest rival, Jafar Sani-Bello, who scored 710 votes in the primary election on Wednesday in Kano state.
Announcing the results, the Returning Officer, Hajiya Amina Garba, declared Abacha as the winner of the primaries having scored 736 votes.
The Chairman, the Electoral Committee, Alhaji Mohammed Jamu, said the primaries were legally conducted with validly-elected delegates and supervised by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, police and State Security Service operatives.
Sani Abacha was a Nigerian general who ruled as the military head of state from 1993 until his death in 1998.