Guber Results: Kwankwaso resurfaces… As PDP loses Oyo, Ogun & Nasarawa
The results of the gubernatorial elections released thus far by Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), shows some upset, as several incumbent governors were trounced at the polls. In Nasarawa state the incumbent governor Aliyu Akwe Dom failed to secure his seat, losing by 4,295 votes to his rival Al-Makura of the CPC .
In the Oyo state, the incumbent governor Alao Akala was defeated by Action Congress Nigeria`s Candidate, Abiola Ajimobi. In Ogun state the PPN candidate succeeded in splitting PDP votes, thus handing victory to Action Congress of Nigeria.
Kwara state witnessed the emergence of a new Godfather, as Bukola Saraki a.k.a 'prodigal son', ended his father`s(Dr. Olusola Saraki) hold in kwara politics. His candidate Abdul Fatah Ahmed trounced his sister Gbemi Saraki, who was backed by his father. While Kano saw the return of former governor Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, eight years after he was defeated by Shekaru.
Results released by INEC are as follows:
ACN/Babatunde Fashola (winner) - 1,509,113,
PDP/Dosumu - 300,450.
ACN /Ibikunle Amosun (winner) -377,487;
ACN/Abiola Ajimobi(winner) - 420,852,
PDP/Alao-Akala - 387,132
ENUGU: PDP/Sullivan Chime(winner)_ PDP-419,790
LP/Okey Ezea -30,135
PDP/Theodore Orji (winner)- 641,158
APGA/Reagan Ufomba - 49,421
PDP/Godswill Akpabio(winner)- PDP - 957,585
ACN/Akpan Uduodehe - 163,449
PDP/Amaechi (winner) - PDP-1,178,568
APGA/Celestine Omehia - 112,528
PDP/Abdul Fatah Ahmed(winner) - 254, 969 votes
ACN's Babatunde Belgore - 152,580 votes
ACPN's Gbemisola Saraki - 72,456 votes
CPC/Umaru Tanko Al-Makura - 324, 823, trounced the incumbent governor Aliyu Akwe Dom. Who polled 320, 538 votes. BENUE:
PDP/Gabriel Suswan- (568,129 votes) trounced ACN/Steven Ugbah (499,646 vote) in a tight race. Also in the rescheduled senatorial race, Senator George Akume of ACN polled 261,726, to defeat Terngu Tsegba of PDP, who polled 143,354 votes.
PDP/Sule Lamido(winner) - 676,307
ACN/Mohammed Badaru - 343,177
ANPP/Ibrahim Gaidam(winner)- 436,998
PDP/Babangida Aliyu (winner) - 480,593
CPC /Ibrahim Bako Shetima - 210,168 votes,
ANPP/Kashim Shettima(winner) - 531,147 votes
PDP/ Mohammed Goni -450,140 votes.
PDP/ Martin Elechi (winner) - 467,573 votes
ANPP/Senator Julius Ali Ucha - 287,217 votes
PDP / Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso (winner) -1, 108, 345 votes
ANPP: 1,048,317 votes
Election declared inconclusive. However, results from 23 local government area were declared,
APGA's Rochas Okoroacha won 12
Governor Ikedi Ohakim of the PDP won 11.
PDP/ Emmanuel Uduaghan is ahead, he polled 428, 151 against DPP's 397, 113 votes .