A ballot box filled with ballot is pictured before being counted by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) at a polling station in Yenagoa in Bayelsa State ~ PIUS UTOMI EKPEI
Minna - The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Niger state, Abubakar Bello,as the winner of the governorship election in the state, reports Leadership.
Bello polled 593 702 votes to defeat Umar Nasko of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who polled 239 772 votes.
Bello won in 23 out of the 25 local government areas in the state.
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The results were announced on Monday by Prof. Abdulganiyu Ambali, INEC’s chief returning officer for the state.
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