• Tue. Apr 23rd, 2024

APC Candidates Win Borno Bye-election

The All Progressives Congress-APC has won all the two State Assembly seats conducted on Saturday in Borno state.

Announcing the results in Briyel, headquarters of Bayo Local Government, the INEC Returning Officer, Professor Gurama Abubakar declared Maina Maigari of the APC winner with 15,484 votes to defeat six other political parties.

Equally in Gajiram, Nganzai local government, Dr Kamsulum Umar declared APC candidate, Mahommed Gajiram winner of the State Assembly seat with 8,885 votes and returned elected.

The elections were conducted peacefully with eligible voters turning out in their numbers to participate.

The bye election was conducted following the demise of the two House of Assembly members in May this year.

Dauda Illiya