Governor Inuwa Yahaya Wins Gombe Governorship Election
The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Governor of Gombe State, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has been declared the winner of the governorship election held on Saturday.
Inuwa was declared the winner by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) having won a majority of the votes cast across the eleven local government areas of the state.
The state collation officer of the election and the vice chancellor of federal university Gashua, Professor Maimuna Waziri, while declaring Inuwa as winner, said he scored a total of 342, 821 votes to get re-elected as governor of the state.
According to Maimuna, the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mohammed Barde scored a total of 233, 131 votes while the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) candidate, Khamisu Mailantarki polled 19, 861 votes.