Dankwambo, Ambode, Tambuwal Others Win, Yero, Ribadu loss

Defeated ex-god father again

Gov. Hassan Dankwambo

Governor Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo of Gombe state has been declared the winner of the Saturday’s governorship election in the state.

Declaring the results Sunday, the Returning Officer, Professor Saminu Ibrahim said the governor won by polling a total of 285,369 votes against Inuwa Yahaya’s 205,132 votes

 Ambode Defeats Agbaje In Lagos

Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has won the governorship election conducted in Lagos State, Nigeria by defeating his major contestant, Jimi Agbaje of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.

Ambode polled 811,994 votes to beat Agbaje who polled 659,788 votes in the results declared by the Returning Officer, Lagos State Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof. Isaac Adewole on Sunday in Yaba, Lagos.

Agbaje so much backed on the Igbos, he was able to win five Local Governments. They are Ajeromi Ifelodun, Amuwo Odofin, Oshodi/Isolo, Surulere and Ojo, while Ambode won in 15 Local Governments.

The results:

……………………………………APC                                   PDP

IBEJU LEKKI                       14,696                              11,292

Lagos Island                         34,232                               16,111

Badagry                                 27,086                               22,664

Ajeromi Ifelodun                 42,954                              52,596

Eti-Osa                                   28,082                             24,486

Mainland                               31,836                               26,889

Ikeja                                       33,178                                26,419

Amuwo Odofin                     26,349                             35,168

Oshodi Isolo                         42,835                             43,904

Ifako Ijaiye                            46,485                            26,898

Epe                                          31,498                             13,425

Ikorodu                                   52,061                            35,259

Apapa                                      22,169                             19,486

Surulere                                   51,404                            54,202

Mushin                                   60,220                            38,620

Agege                                      46,909                             32,885

Ojo                                           31,910                              34,693

Kosofe                                     53,890                             40,253

Alimosho                                 90,558                             67,480


Jimi Agbaje concedes defeat

Meanwhile, the Peoples Democratic Party’s candidate in Lagos, Jimi Agbaje, was said to have called and congratulated Mr Ambode on his victory in the polls.

Reports said he called Ambode at 6.50pm said he was looking forward to a more prosperous Lagos.

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has been declared the winner of the Saturday Sokoto State governorship election.

Tambuwal defeated his main rival, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate Senator Abdalla Wali with 647,609 votes as against Wali who polled 269,074.

The Returning Officer, Prof Abdul Bagudu who is the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Administration) of the Usman Danfodio University announced the results.

Masari wins Katsina

A former Speaker of the House of Representatives and Governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Hon. Aminu Bello Masari has been declared winner of last Saturday governorship election in Katsina State.

The former Speaker Scored 943,085 votes to defeat his closest rival and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Musa Nashuni, who scored 476,768.

El-Rufai Wins Kaduna

All Progressives Congress (APC)’s Mallam Nasir Ahmed El-Rufai won Saturday’s gubernatorial election in Kaduna State.

He polled 1,117,635 votes to defeat the incumbent Governor Ramalan Yero of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who scored a total of 485,833 votes in the 23 local government areas of the state.

El-rufai won in 17 local governments, while Governor Yero won in 6 local government areas.

Ahmed Wins Re-election In Kwara

The Returning Officer for the governorship election in Kwara State, Prof. Musbau Akanji, has declared the APC Governorship Candidate, Abdulfatah Ahmed, as the winner of the election.

APC polled 395,832 votes, PDP scored 115,220 while LP got 2,973 votes.