Governorship Election Results: APC wins 3 States and PDP wins 3 StatesMarch 11, 2019
Governorship Election Results: APC wins 3 States and PDP wins 3 States
Governorship Election Results…The Independent National Electoral Commission on Sunday began the declaration of the aftereffects of governorship and state Houses of Assembly elections held in the nation on Saturday.
The outcomes discharged so far uncovered a few astonishments and disturb the nation over. For example, the decision All Progressives Congress in Oyo State lost the governorship poll to the Peoples Democratic Party. The APC hopeful, Adebayo Adelabu, sponsored by the officeholder Governor Abiola Ajimobi, lost outrageously to his PDP’s partner, Seyi Makinde, with an edge of 157, 635 votes. While Makinde polled 515,621 votes, Adelabu came next with 357,982 votes.
Likewise, as it was amid the February 23 presidential and National Assembly elections in Kwara State where the occupant Senate President, Bukola Saraki, lost his offer to come back to the Senate, his party lost every single elective position in the March 9 polls.
The Kwara State APC governorship hopeful, Abdulrahman Abdulrazak, cleared the poll to beat his PDP partner, Abdulrazak Atunwa, with an edge of 216,792 votes.
Likewise, the APC governorship applicant in Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, prevailed upon an avalanche triumph his nearest rival, Jimi Agbaje of the PDP. Eyewitnesses had expected Agbaje to give Sanwo-Olu a keep running for his cash, yet this was not to be as the political hardware of the national chief of the APC, Bola Tinubu that sponsored the newcomer was a lot for Agbaje.
The PDP competitor was beaten with more than 500,000 votes.
In any case, as the general population of Rivers State was sitting tight for the result of the polls, INEC declared the suspension of the governorship and House of Assembly elections in the state till further notice.
It referred to the brutality that defaced the activity as a purpose behind its activities.
Dissent from the national central command of the PDP is, in any case, trailing the electoral umpire’s choice.
Be that as it may, INEC had proclaimed victors in a portion of the 29 states where the governorship poll was directed on Saturday as of the season of recording this report toward the beginning of today. These states incorporate Lagos, Kwara, Gombe, Enugu, Oyo, Abia, Kebbi, Jigawa, Katsina, Ogun, Akwa Ibom, Ebonyi, and Niger.
Different states where the outcomes have not been completely discharged incorporate Benue, Nasarawa, Sokoto.
Be that as it may, the outcomes so far announced host mixed dissent as resistance gatherings in certain states dismissed the result referring to vote-purchasing, supporters’ badgering and asserted predisposition by the electoral umpire and the security offices as reasons.
INEC pronounces Sanwo-Olu as new Lagos governor
INEC on Sunday pronounced the APC hopeful, Sanwo-Olu, as the champ of the March 9 governorship election held in the state on Saturday.
Sanwo-Olu, who scored 739,445 out of the 977,476 absolute substantial votes in the election, crushed 44 different contenders to rise as the governor-choose in the state.
The hopeful of the PDP in the election, Agbaje, polled the second most noteworthy votes in the election with 206,141 votes.
Announcing the consequence of the election at the state grouping focus in Yaba at about 8.40pm on Sunday, the state Returning Officer, Prof. Eyitope Ogunbodede, said Sanwo-Olu, scored the most elevated number of votes to win the election.
Ogunbodede, who is the Vice-Chancellor of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, stated, “That Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu, of the All Progressives Congress, having fulfilled the necessities of the law and scored the most astounding number of votes is thus proclaimed the champ and is returned chosen.”
He said the number of enlisted voters was 6,505,512; various authorize voters was 1,006,074; an all-out number of votes cast was 998,715, rejected votes were 21,239, while the absolute number of legitimate votes was 977,476.
Ogunmodede called attention to that 31 party specialists marked the outcome sheet.
Sanwo-Olu said thanks to occupants of the state for choosing him in the March 9 governorship election.
Tending to party partners in Ikeja after he was proclaimed the victor by INEC, Sanwo-Olu said he was respected by the staggering help of occupants.
He said, however “the triumph conveys my name,” his accomplishment in the election was really a triumph for all occupants.
Sanwo-Olu said he saw the command called to him as to administration to improve the lives of the general population.
“I acknowledge the order given to me and I comprehend that it gives the most significant respect and calm duty on me. I thank and laud the individuals who added to this battle. You have worked and drudged innumerable hours and done as such much.
“You have endeavored for me as well as in light of the fact that you have faith in the vision that we share.
“You are too various to even think about naming right now; in the following couple of days, I wish to by and by thanking every last one of you for this dynamic and aggregate endeavors.
“The greater part of all, I should praise the voters and respect them; however this triumph bears my name, the triumph really has a place with you dear Lagosians,” he said.
Sanwo-Olu expressed gratitude toward President Muhammadu Buhari, the APC National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, and the party National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, for having confidence in his vision.
He said he would not frustrate the individuals who had put their trust in him, as he was centered around improvement.
He blamed what he called unfortunate proclamations and activities made by a portion of his opponents before the election.
Sanwo-Olu said a portion of the announcements and activities were fit for causing disunity in the state and influencing tranquil concurrence.
He said it was the ideal opportunity for all to put the pre-election governmental issues aside and go along with him in endeavors to birth a superior Lagos.
APC’s Abdulrazaq wins Kwara gov poll
In Kwara State, the APC governorship applicant, Abdulrazaq, has been announced victor of the governorship election.
Announcing the aftereffects of the poll on Sunday, the state Returning Officer and Vice-Chancellor of the Federal University, Lafia, Nasarawa State, Prof. Muhammad Liman, said Abdulrazaq polled 331,546 votes to develop as the victor of the election.
His PDP partner, Atunwa, polled 114,754 votes to rise as the sprinter up.
From the official outcomes announced in all the 16 LGAs in the state, Abdulrazaq drove Atunwa with an edge of 216,792 votes.
Additionally, the APC beat the PDP in all the 16 Local Government Areas of the state and in this manner won every one of the seats in the state House of Assembly.
In spite of the fact that the PDP boycotted the scene where the outcome was reported, Saraki later complimented the Kwara State Governor-choose, Abdulrahman Abdulrasaq, on his triumph at the poll.
Saraki additionally complimented the general population of the state for turning out to practice their establishment.
The Senate President stated, “I thank all Kwarans, especially the PDP supporters, who worked for the party in the simply finished up elections. My congrats go to Abdulrahman Abdulrasaq and each one of the individuals who developed at all dimensions. I want them to enjoy all that life has to offer.”
PDP’s Makinde floors APC’s Adelabu in Oyo
Likewise, the PDP’s applicant in Oyo State, Makinde, was announced chosen by INEC’s Returning Officer, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, having polled the most elevated number of votes in the election.
Ogundipe is the Vice Chancellor, University of Lagos.
While Makinde verified 515,621 votes, his nearest hopeful, Adelabu of the APC, came next with 357,982 votes. Makinde drove with 157,635 votes.
The outcomes demonstrated that out of the 33 LGAs in the state, Makinde won in 28 boards, including that of his rival’s, while Adelabu won in five LGAs.
While reporting the victor, Ogundipe stated, “I express that Seyi Makinde of the PDP, having fulfilled the prerequisites of the law and scored the most noteworthy number of votes, is therefore pronounced the champ and is returned chosen.”
Ogundipe put the number of enlisted voters at 2,934,107 out of which 940,211 voters were licensed. All out substantial votes were 916,860; all out rejected votes, 20,688; while all-out votes cast remained at 937,545.
In the interim, out of the 32 situates in the state House of Assembly, the PDP won 25 situates, the APC verified five seats while the Action Democratic Party got one.
The state Resident Electoral Commissioner, Mutiu Agboke, who made the divulgence, expressed that the commission was reasonable for every single political party.
He said the commission opposed terrorizing from certain quarters in regard of the polls, including that “INEC will keep on making the best decision at the ideal time to the greatest advantage of voters.”
Be that as it may, there was unmistakable dread around Ibadan in the wake of the slaughtering of a House of Representatives part from Lagelu/Akinyele Federal Constituency, Temitope Olatoye, otherwise known as Sugar. See the first-term mistakes Buhari was told to correct in his second term
As of 9 pm on Sunday, our journalists saw that the streets had been left as occupants stayed inside.
Prior on Sunday, bits of gossip was overflowing that the spouse of a National Union of Road Transport Workers pioneer, Lamidi Mukaila, otherwise known as Auxiliary, was killed, yet the Oyo State Police Command representative, SP Fadeyi Olugbenga, dissipated the bits of gossip.
He said it was an endeavor to warm up the officially strained nation, encouraging the general population to be quiet.
APC’s Dapo Abiodun wins Ogun governorship
In the interim, the governorship competitor of the APC in Ogun State, Dapo Abiodun, has developed victor of the 2019 governorship.
The Returning Officer, Prof. Idowu Olayinka, who reported the outcome and proclaimed Abiodun victor, said the APC governorship competitor polled 241,670 votes to overcome the applicant of the Allied Peoples Movement, Adekunle Akinlade, who scored 222,153, leaving an edge of 19,517 votes.
Olayinka, who is likewise the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ibadan, said the APC won in 11 of the 20 Local Government Areas, while the APM had six LGAs.
Ugwuanyi triumphs over Ayogu Eze wins Enugu gov poll
In Enugu State, the officeholder Governor Ifeanyi Ugwanyi of the PDP likewise won his re-appointment offer as he beat his adversaries to win the governorship poll. Ugwuanyi cleared all the 17 Local Government Areas results.
Declaring the outcomes, the state Returning Officer, who is additionally the Vice-Chancellor, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Prof. Joseph Ahaneku, said the PDP hopeful polled 449,935 to vanquish the APC’s Ayogu Eze who polled 10,423 to come a removed second.
Our journalists detailed that the consequences of the 17 LGAs as declared by Ahaneku demonstrated that the PDP polled more than 98 percent of the all-out votes in the election.
Ahaneku noticed that however, the all-out licensed voters was 478,241, it was under 30 percent of the complete enlisted voters in the state which, he stated, remained at 1,944,803.
“By the power vested in me, I, Prof. Joesph Ahaneku, thusly proclaim Mr. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of the PDP, the champ of the March 9, 2019 governorship election held in Enugu State having scored the most noteworthy number of votes cast he is therefore returned chosen,” he said.
Bagudu wins Kebbi gov poll once more
INEC has likewise pronounced Governor Atiku Bagudu of the APC champ of Saturday’s governorship election in Kebbi State.
The outcomes were reported at the state Collation Center for the 2019 governorship election by the Collation Officer for Governorship and State Assembly Elections, Prof. Hamisu Bichi, on Sunday in Birnin Kebbi.
He said Bagudu scored 673,717 votes, while his nearest rival, Isah Galaudu of the PDP, polled 106,633 votes.
Bichi stated, “Atiku Bagudu of the APC, having guaranteed the prerequisite of the law and scored the most astounding number of votes is thusly returned chosen and pronounced the victor of the March 9, Saturday governorship election in the state.”
Bichi said 1,789,975 voters were enrolled; 820,078 licensed, while 814,084 votes were cast; with 793,388 substantial votes and 20,696 votes rejected. See why INEC could not declare Akpabio’s election result
As indicated by the outcomes, Bagudu won in all the LGAs of the state.
INEC proclaims Inuwa Yahaya of APC champ
In Gombe State, Alhaji Inuwa Yahaya of the APC won the state governorship election.
The INEC Returning Officer in the state, Prof. Saminu Abdulrahaman, who proclaimed the outcome in Gombe on Sunday, said Yahaya scored 364,179 votes to overcome his nearest opponent of the PDP, Usman Nafada, who polled 222,868 votes and was returned chosen.
He said there were 1,394,386 enlisted voters, 627,457 licensed voters, 608,846 substantial votes, 14,384 rejected votes and 623,230 all out votes cast.
Abdulrahman, who is likewise the Vice-Chancellor, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi, included that Yahaya won in 10 of the 11 LGAs of the state.
Ikpeazu wins Abia gov election, APC, APGA rejects the result
Additionally, the applicant of the PDP in Abia State, Okezie Ikpeazu, has been proclaimed the victor of the governorship election in the state.
INEC’s Returning Officer, Prof. Benjamin Ozumba, who is additionally the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, announced him victor subsequent to polling 261, 127 to overcome his nearest opponent and competitor of the APC, Uche Ogah, who gathered 99,574 votes.
He additionally declared that the hopeful of the All Progressive Grand Alliance, Alex Otti, polled 64, 366 votes to come third in the election.
In the interim, the hopefuls of the APC and APGA have required the wiping out of the election.
Tending to columnists not long after the outcomes were announced in Umuahia, the state capital, the restriction hopefuls claimed that INEC ruptured its rules for the lead of the elections in the state.
In an announcement together marked by the applicants, they expressed that they had expected INEC to drop comes about because of polling units where votes did not coordinate what was on the shrewd card perusers, including that invert was the situation.
The announcement somewhat read, “The outcomes were profoundly tempered with to support the PDP, even where a few of us in the restriction had cautioned that INEC schemed with security offices to change the outcome for the PDP.
“We dismiss in totality the consequences of the 2019 governorship election as reported by INEC and request its absolute wiping out in the whole state.”
Badaru wins re-appointment in Jigawa
In the meantime, the officeholder Governor of Jigawa State, Alhaji Muhammad Badaru, has won the governorship election in the state.
The Returning Officer for the governorship election in Jigawa, Prof. Azubike Nwankwo, who is the Provost, Nigeria Defense Academy, Kaduna, announced the outcome in Dutse on Sunday.
Nwankwo said Badaru, of the APC, was returned chosen with 810, 933 votes to beat his nearest rival, Alhaji Aminu Ringim of the PDP, who scored 288, 356 votes, trailed by Alhaji Bashir Adamu of the Social Democratic Party, who got 32,894 votes.
He clarified that the all-out number of enrolled voters was 2,109,477, authorize voters, 1,169,924, all out votes cast, 1, 163, 206, while legitimate votes remained at 1, 139, 054, and rejected votes, 24, 152.
The Returning Officer expressed that the election was free and reasonable, including that fair treatment was pursued before the presentation of the outcome.
Nwankwo had likewise reported that the APC won all the 30 seats for the state House of Assembly.
Emmanuel Udom re-elected in Akwa Ibom
In the interim, the governorship hopeful of the PDP in Akwa Ibom State, Governor Udom Emmanuel, has been pre-chosen for a second term in office.
Emmanuel verified 519,712 votes and won in the 30 LGAs in the governorship results reported by INEC, while his nearest opponent and hopeful of the APC, Mr. Nsima Ekere, gathered 171,978 and won just in Essien Udim, which is the LGA of the previous Senate Minority Leader, Godswill Akpabio.
Announcing Emmanuel victor at 12.30am on Monday, the state Returning Officer, Prof. Faraday Osasere, the Vice-Chancellor, University of Benin, Benin, Edo State, said out of the 2,119,727 enrolled voters in the state, just 720,064 were certified for the election, while the all-out vote cast was 712,037.
All other political party operators marked the outcome sheet except for the APC state specialist, Mr. Sam Akpan, who left the resemblance focus.
Akpan, be that as it may, rejected the outcomes, guaranteeing that they were not a genuine impression of the activity.
He required the scratch-off of the consequence of the governorship election in the state.
Bello floors Nasko to win re-appointment in Niger
Additionally, the Niger State Governor, Abubakar Bello, who challenged for a second residency on the ticket of the APC, has won the offered, as per the consequences of the Saturday polls reported by the Returning Officer, Prof. Angela Freeman-Mary.
Freeman-Mary, the Vice-Chancellor of the Federal University, Lokoja, Kogi State, who reported the outcome on Sunday in Minna, said Bello won the polls in all the 25 LGAs of the state.
As per the VC, Bello polled 526,412 votes as against Umar Nasko’s 298,065 along these lines overcoming the PDP competitor with an edge of 228,347 votes.
The outcome was announced in Minna at about 11 pm on Sunday.
Umahi floors Ogbuoji wins Ebonyi gov poll once more
Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State of the PDP has been announced victor of the state governorship poll.
The Returning Officer for the state governorship poll, Prof. Blunt Chukwuemeka, reported Umahi champ on Sunday in Abakaliki.
As per the outcome, Umahi polled 393,043 votes to vanquish his nearest rival, Sonni Ogbuoji of the APC who polled 81,703 votes to raise the victor.
“I, Prof. Blunt Chukwuemeka, state Returning Officer for the Ebonyi State governorship election hung on Saturday, March 9, therefore pronounce the competitor of the PDP, Chief Dave Umahi, champ of the governorship election having won the most elevated number of votes cast in the election.
“He has satisfied the necessities of the law and is therefore pronounced victor and returned chose,” Chukwuemeka said.
APC’s Masari wins Katsina gov election
The Katsina State Governor, Aminu Masari, has won the governorship poll in all the 34 LGAs of the state declared by INEC on Sunday.
Masari, a previous Speaker of the House of Representatives, looked for re-appointment for another term of four years on the stage of the APC last Saturday.
The PDP’s applicant is Senator Yakubu Lado-Danmarke.
In the outcomes declared by the State Returning Officer, Prof. Abdullahi Zuru, the APC scored 22,482 votes in Dutsi Local Government Area, while the PDP came next with 10,564 votes.
The re-chose governor was anticipating formal revelation of his triumph by INEC as of the season of recording this report.
Ortom leads in Benue
In the interim, the governorship applicant of the PDP in Benue State, Mr. Samuel Ortom, has won in nine of the 19 LGAs outcome announced as of the season of documenting this report.
From the outcome so far reported on Sunday at the state home office of INEC in Makurdi, the Benue State capital, Ortom scored more than 300,000 votes, while his nearest rival, Mr. Emmanuel Jime of the APC, won in 10 LGAs with all-out votes of more than 270,000.
The aftereffects of four remaining LGs were being anticipated as of the season of documenting the report.
APC clears Nasarawa gov poll
In Nasarawa State, the APC competitor in the governorship election, Abdullahi Sule, has been proclaimed victor by INEC.
The APC competitor inspired 327,229 votes to beat his PDP challenger, David Ombugadu, who came a far off second with 184, 281 votes.
The state Returning Officer, Prof Abdullahi Bala, who is additionally the Vice-Chancellor of the Federal University of Technology, Minna, Niger State, announced the outcome a few minutes to 1 am on Tuesday.
Tambuwal leads in 12 LGAs
INEC has reported aftereffects of 20 out of 23 LGAs of Sokoto State in Saturday’s governorship election.
The News Agency of Nigeria revealed that LGAs Collation Officers declared the outcomes before the state’s Chief Returning Officer, Prof. Fatima Mukhtar, on Sunday in Sokoto.
Muktar is the Vice-Chancellor, Federal University, Dutse, FUD, Jigawa State.
In the outcomes proclaimed up until now, Governor Aminu Tambuwal of the PDP won in 12 out of the 20 LGAs while the APC was driving in eight LGAs.
NAN announces that Tambuwal polled an aggregate of 429, 526 votes while Alhaji Ahmad Aliyu of the APC scored 416, 082 votes in the pronounced outcomes from the 20 LGAs got.
Be that as it may, the PDP is driving the APC with an edge of 13,444 votes in the outcomes so far proclaimed.
The figure of dropped votes so far is 50,530 at various polling units over the state dependent on the outcomes declared.
INEC announces Bauchi gov poll uncertain
Be that as it may, the governorship election of Bauchi State has been announced uncertainly.
The Returning Officer for the state, Prof. Mohammed Kyari, made the declaration at precisely 12 am on Tuesday.
He said that the all-out enrolled voters were 2, 323, 603, while the authorize voters remained at 1, 056, 729.
As per him, the competitor of the PDP, Bala Mohammed, got 469, 512 votes to vanquish Governor Mohammed Abubabakar of the APC, who scored 465, 453 votes.
He included that the all-out substantial votes are 1, 026, 901, the quantity of rejected votes was 21, 419 while the number of absolute votes cast was 1, 048, 220.
Kyari of the Federal University of Technology, Yola, Adamawa State, said he proclaimed the poll uncertain in light of the fact that the edge of lead between the PDP and the APC applicants was 4, 059 votes.
He included, “Furthermore, the quantity of dropped votes even without that of Tafawa Balewa Local Government Area which he had before dropped was 45, 312.
“Thirdly, the absolute number of enrolled voters in the influenced zones is 139, 240.
“Along these lines, in view of Section 26 Part 53 of the Electoral Act, I thusly pronounce this outcome uncertain.”
He subsequently coordinated INEC to quickly direct a re-keep running in the influenced zones inside 21 days.
APC leads in Borno, wins 24 proclaimed LGAs results
The competitor of the APC, Prof. Babagana Zulum, has kept up his lead in the continuous gathering of aftereffects of Saturday’s governorship election in Borno State.
The News Agency of Nigeria announced that the APC applicant won 24 of the 27 LGAs in the continuous grouping exercise at the Kashim Ibrahim College of Education, Maiduguri.
The examination practice directed by the INEC Returning Officer in the state, Prof. Alhassan Gali, was directed easily within the sight of party specialists, election spectators, security operators, and writers.
NAN reports that election results from 24 of the 27 LGAs of the state were submitted for grouping by their particular returning officers.
The governorship election results so far examined demonstrated that Zulum collected a larger number of votes than his nearest rival, Muhammad Imam of the PDP.
The outcomes as reported by the Returning Officer accountable for Nganzai, Dr. Ibrahim Mustapha, demonstrated that the APC competitor scored 20, 196 as against the 907 votes scored by the PDP hopeful.
INEC suspends Rivers polls, PDP exhaust
In the interim, INEC has suspended the governorship and House of Assembly elections in Rivers State till further notice.
The commission commenced its activity on the far-reaching disturbance of elections and savagery.
INEC has, hence, set up a reality discovering panel to evaluate the circumstance and report back inside 48 hours.
This is contained in an announcement issued on Sunday by INEC National Commissioner and director of its Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye.
The announcement somewhat read, “Introductory reports propose that viciousness happened in a generous number of polling units and resemblance focuses, our individuals from staff have been abducted and materials including result sheets have either been seized or pulverized by unapproved people.
“Moreover, the wellbeing of our specialists seems, by all accounts, to be in risk everywhere throughout the state and the commission is worried about the believability of the procedure.
“Therefore, at a gathering held today, Sunday, March 10, 2019, the commission has chosen to suspend every electoral procedure in the state until further notice.
“This is in accordance with Section 26 of the Electoral Act, 2010 (as altered) and Clause 47(e) of the guidelines and rules of the commission.
“The commission has additionally settled a reality discovering council to survey the circumstance and report back inside 48 hours.”
Notwithstanding, the PDP has charged INEC to end what it depicted as manipulative plans and quickly announce the outcome.
The party dismissed INEC’s choice to suspend the electoral procedure in the state after it asserted that outcomes had been ordered.
The National Publicity Secretary of the PDP, Mr. Kola Ologbondiyan, in an announcement in Abuja on Sunday, asked President Muhammadu Buhari to alert the security organizations in the state.
He stated, “Our party fights that elections have been closed in Rivers State; consequences of the Governorship and House of Assembly polls have been announced at the different polling units, wards and local government gathering focuses and every returning officer and political parties in the ballot decisively have the figures.
“It is along these lines specifically officeholder on INEC to announce the last outcomes rather than purposely making openings for the disruption of the last procedure; an advancement, which uncovered the commission’s complicity with the Buhari Presidency and the APC to entrap the election into superfluous emergency.”