In Lifestyle by Naijatweet Staff on the 25th, February, 2019

Buhari Wins Seven Of Nine Borno LGs, Seven Others In Gombe

Buhari Wins Seven Of Nine Borno LGs, Seven Others In Gombe


 

President Muhammadu Buhari and Atiku Abubakar

 

President Muhammadu Buhari has also won seven of the 27 Local Government Areas in Borno State, as election result collation is progressing in the state.

 

The exercise, presided over by the state’s Presidential Returning Officer, Prof. Saminu Abdulrahaman, said Buhari scored the highest votes cast in seven of the 27 local government areas as indicated in the results so far submitted for collation by the returning officers of the councils.

 

The councils were Nganzai, Mobbar, Dikwa, Abadam, Guzamala, Gubio and Magumeri.

 

The presidential election results so far collated indicated that Buhari was taking the lead against Atiku, his closest opponent.

 

The results as announced by the Returning Officer in charge of Nganzai, Dr A. Fusami, showed that the APC candidate scored 6, 804 as against the 975 votes scored by the PDP’s candidate.

 

In Mobbar, Baba Shehu, the Returning Officer, declared that Buhari polled 13, 122 votes while Atiku scored 280 votes.

 

For Dikwa; the Returning Officer, Dr. J. Ibrahim, disclosed that the APC candidate scored 17, 805 against the 100 votes scored by the PDP candidate.

 

Dr Ahmed Musa, the Returning Officer in charge of Abadam, said the APC candidate polled 5, 907 while the PDP candidate got 270 votes.

 

The Returning Officer in charge of Guzamala, Dr Zarma Alhaji, announced that Buhari polled 5, 370 votes against the 521 votes scored by Atiku.

 

Also, Dr Kachalla Mohammed, the Returning Officer in charge of Gubio, declared that the APC candidate polled 10, 207 votes while the PDP standard bearer got 510 votes.

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Dr Babagana Gambo, the Returning Officer in charge of Magumeri, announced that Buhari polled 12, 739 against the 694 votes scored by Atiku.

 

Buhari leads in 7 out of 9 announced LGAs results in Gombe

 

Buhari is leading Atiku in Gombe State, according to the results of nine Local Government Areas announced on Sunday.

 

Gombe is a PDP state being governed by Alhaji Ibrahim Dankwambo, who is running for the Senate on the PDP platform.

 

The results of Saturday’s presidential and National Assembly elections received in Gombe, show that the APC is ahead of the PDP in seven of the nine LGAs in results announced.

 

NAN reported that the collation was being presided over by Prof. Kyari Mohammed, Vice Chancellor, Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Yola.

 

The presidential election results from Gombe LGA showed that the APC polled 86, 162 votes, while PDP scored 7,634 votes.

 

In Nafada LGA, the APC scored 15, 417 votes while the PDP scored 5, 792 votes.

 

In Yamaltu-Deba LGA, the APC scored 56, 157 votes to defeat the PDP which scored 13, 248 votes.

 

In Dukku LGA, the APC scored 36, 010 votes against PDP’s 7,435 while in Kwami LGA, the APC polled 36, 317 to beat the PDP which had 6,614 votes.

 

In Balanga LGA, the APC scored 29, 647 to defeat PDP which had 14, 614 while in Kaltungo LGA, the APC scored 20, 944 against PDP’s 20, 733.

 

However, the PDP defeated the APC in Shongom and Billiri LGAs.

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In Shongom LGA, the PDP scored 12, 871 votes against APC’s 9, 642 while in Billiri LGA, the APC scored 15, 331 votes while the PDP scored 21, 328 votes.

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