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2023 Election: How Governors Are Ranked Based On Votes Gathered




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The 2023 governorship election was conducted by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in twenty-eight states.

Naija News had earlier reported that the electoral body announced winners from twenty-six states, while the governorship election in Kebbi and Adamawa State remains inconclusive.

Political parties like the All Progressives Congress (APC), Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) and the Labour Party (LP) produced one or more governor-elect.

According to the declaration by INEC, APC won fifteen states, PDP won nine states, while NNPP and LP both grabbed a state.

Meanwhile, this article shows the rating of the governor-elects based on the votes recorded in their states during the governorship election.

The governorship candidate of the NNPP in Kano State, Abba Kabir Yusuf had the highest number cote during the electoral process.

See the list below:

1. Y Abba (Kano): 1,019,603

2. D Radda (Katsina): 859,892

3. B Sanwo-Olu (Lagos): 762,134

4. Uba Sani (Kaduna): 730,002

5. N Umar (Jigawa): 618,449

6. S Makinde (Oyo): 563,756

7. B Zulum (Borno): 544,542

8. C Mutfwang (Plateau): 525,2999

9. M Bala (Bauchi): 525,280

10. A Hyacinth (Benue): 473,933

11. U Baggo (Niger): 469,896

12. A Ahmed (Sokoto): 453,661

13. D Lawal (Zamfara): 377,726

14. O Sheriff (Delta): 360,234

15. U Eno (A/Ibom): 354,357

16. A Sule (Nasarawa): 347,209

17. Y M’hod (Gombe): 342,831

18. M Buni (Yobe): 317,113

19. S Fubara (Rivers): 302,614

20. D Abiodun (Ogun): 276,298

21. A Abdulrahman (Kwara): 273,424

22. B Otu (C/river): 258,619

23. K Ogbu (Taraba): 257,926

24. F Nwifuru (Ebonyi): 199,131

25. A Otti (Abia): 175,466

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26. P MBAH (Enugu): 160,895