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Nigeria election results: Winner of Gombe Central senatorial seat emerges

Nigeria election results: Winner of Gombe Central senatorial seat emerges

The former governor of Gombe state, Alhaji Danjuma Goje of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has been declared winner of the Gombe Central Senatorial District election, for the third time by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

The Returning Officer, Dr Musa Dahiru, who announced the result in Kumo, headquarters of Akko Local Government Area of Gombe, on Monday, said Goje polled 110,116 votes to defeat his closest rival, Alhaji Abubakar Nono of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP), who got 39,760 votes.

The News Agency of Nigeria, (NAN) reports that Dahiru gave the names and scores of other contestants as Alhaji Umaru Lamido of PRP: 8397 votes; Aliyu Adamu of ASD, 155 votes and Salisu Ahmed of CAP: 71 votes.

Others were: Ibrahim Adamu of DA, 79 votes; Adamu Baka of DPP, 224 votes; Haruna Musa of HDP, 51 votes; Abubakar Goni of SDP, 349 votes and Adiya Baka of UPN, 27 votes.

 

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