Nasiru polled 409,225 votes to defeat his closest challenger, Bande Aminu, who scored 360,940 votes.
While declaring the APC candidate winner, the returning officer said, “I, Sa’idu Yusuf, returning officer of Kebbi State Governorship Election hereby declared Nasiru Idris of the APC winner of the governorship election having polled a total of 409,225 votes and having satisfying the requirements of the law.”
Below are six important things to know about the Governor-elect.
1. Dr. Nasir Idris (Kauran Gwandu) was born in Kebbi State, Nigeria.
2. He is a renowned educationist and trade unionist
3. He holds a Ph.D. in Education and has authored several academic papers on education and related fields.
4. Idris started his career as a teacher and rose through the ranks to become the National President of the Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT), a position he currently holds.
5. He has also served as the Deputy Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC).
6. Idris is married with children.
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