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Live Updates: Election Results From 2019 Governorship Election In Borno State

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Voting has officially ended by 2:00pm at all various polling units located in Borno State and results are already trickling in from the units.

Generally, there was a low turn out of voters compared to the crowd during the February 23 presidential elections.

Naija News brings you latest update on results trickling in as official figures are also expected from the Independent National Electoral Commission later.

Please keep refreshing the page to get the latest updates.


The returning officer for the Borno gubernatorial election, Prof. Alhassan Mohammed Gali, the Vice Chancellor of Federal University Kasheri, Gombe State, at about 12pm after announcing the results of the last local government, Jere, asked for a break to allow for the addition of all the elections brought in from all the councils before the victor is declared.

He said they will reconvene at 3pm to announce the winner of the election.

After results from 26 LGAs have been declared, Babagana Umara Zulum, APC governorship candidate, polled a record-breaking 1,147,465 votes (representing 94.6%) to beat his rival Mohammed Imam of the PDP who got 65,653 votes (5.4%).

The Borno State governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Babagana Zullum, has won 13 of the 27 local government areas in Borno, as election result collation progresses.

Here is a breakdown of results by local government.

Mafa
APC- 53,011
PDP- 163

Marte
APC- 19,329
PDP- 173

Monguno
APC-41,999
PDP- 493

Guzamala
APC- 28,030
PDP- 277

Konduga
APC- 31,484
PDP- 2,407

Dikwa
APC- 22,138
PDP- 1,542

Gwoza
APC- 120,213
PDP- 3,118

Kala-Balge
APC- 35,780
PDP- 497

Kwaya-Kusar
APC- 19,790
PDP- 6,866

Ngala
APC- 42,301
PDP- 1,910

Biu
APC- 46,794
PDP- 5,497

Askira-Uba
APC- 58,719
PDP- 9,800

Bayo
APC- 33,752
PDP- 1,903

Gubio
APC- 33,208
PDP- 419

Kaga
APC- 16,647
PDP- 1,166

Nganzai
APC -20,196
PDP- 907

Magumeri
APC- 22,261
PDP- 123

Abadam
APC- 9,968
PDP- 50

Kukawa
APC- 29,040
PDP- 344

Mobbar
APC- 35,828
PDP- 622

Damboa
APC- 36,617
PDP- 721

Chibok
APC- 19,370
PDP- 1,804

Shani
APC- 23,006
PDP- 8,405

MMC
APC- 168,952
PDP- 5,493

Hawul
APC- 29,845
PDP- 7,039

Bama
APC- 54,783
PDP- 1,036

Jere
APC- 122,384
PDP- 3,440


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