The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the immediate past minister of foreign affairs (state), Khadija Ibrahim, as the winner for Damaturu/Tarmuwa/Gujba/Gulani federal constituency on the platform of All Progressives Congress (APC).
Professor Maimuna Waziri of Federal University Gashua, the INEC returning officer for the election declared the results on Sunday, February 24, at Federal Secretariat Collation Centre in Damaturu. According to the returning officer, Khadija Ibrahim of APC scored the highest votes of 78,953.
Waziri said that, Alhaji Habu Babayo, the candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) emerged as the second winner with total votes of 10,508
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the agents from APC and PDP were present and signed the election results at the centre.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that Senator Francis Alimikhena of All Progressives Congress (APC) has been declared winner and re-elected for second term at the Edo north senatorial district election.
Announcing the result on Monday in Auchi, the Returning Officer, Professor Moses Osawaru of the University of Benin, said Alimikhena scored of 117, 783 votes to defeat his closest opponent, Abubakar Momoh of the PDP, who scored 80, 752 votes.
Osawaru said that the senatorial district had a total of 633,384 registered voters with 204,920 votes cast and 5,208 voided votes.