President Muhammadu Buhari and the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been declared winner of the presidential election held on Saturday, February, 23, in Gombe state.
Legit.ng reports that the state is currently governed by Governor Ibrahim Dankwambo of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
The total valid votes were 554,203 and President Muhammadu Buhari polled 402,961, while his main challenger, Atiku Abubakar of the People Democratic Party (PDP), scored: 138,484.
Gombe becomes the first state out of seven announced where one of the parties scored below the 25% threshold.
Also, INEC declared President Buhari as the winner of the February 23 presidential election in Kwara state.
Buhari scored 308,984 to defeat his closest rival, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar who polled 138,184.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had previously reported that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said it would not accept the results of last Saturday’s presidential and National Assembly elections being announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
The PDP national chairman, Prince Uche Secondus, who addressed a press conference in Abuja, described the figures being announced by INEC as incorrect and totally unacceptable.
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