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.
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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.
Source: Naija News