Bringing together nigerian community through culture

Gov. Badaru Abubakar of Jigawa state wins re-election

Gov. Badaru Abubakar of Jigawa state wins re-election


- Advertisement -

Jigawa State Governor Muhammad Badaru Abubakar has been declared winner of Saturday’s governorship election in the state.


Read: BREAKING: INEC cancels election in Benue LGAs, gives reason

The Governor will serve another four years in office after defeating his major challenger Aminu Ibrahim Ringim in a landslide victory.


Read: Niger State Gubernatorial Election: Rep. Abdullahi Congratulates Governor Bello

The returning officer, Mr Azubike Nwankwo, announced that Muhammad Badaru polled 810, 933 votes to defeat his closest opponent, Aminu Ibrahim Ringim of the people’s Democratic Party, who got 288, 356 votes.

He said Muhammad Badaru Abubakar having scored the highest number of votes is hereby declared returned elected.


Read: Fake news cannot change PDP’s defeat in Kaduna – APC


SDP Governorship candidate Alhaji Bashir Jimbo scored 32,894

He said that there were 24,152 rejected votes and 1,163,206 total votes cast.

The Governor has defeated Aminu Ibrahim for the second time.
In 2015, Badaru got 648,046 votes against the PDP’s Ibrahim who scored 479,447 votes.

Leave A Reply

Your email address will not be published.