Gov. Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq has defeated his Peoples Democratic Party, PDP opponent, Shuaib Yaman, to win re-election for a second term of office in Saturday’s gubernatorial election.
who contested on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) was declared the winner of the election by Prof. Isaac Itodo, the Returning Officer for the Governorship poll.
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Itodo, who is the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Markurdi, said Abdulrazaq won in all the 16 local government areas of the state.
AbdulRazaq polled 273, 242 votes to defeat the PDP candidate who is his closest rival who scored 155, 490 votes.
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According to the returning officer, Akeem Lawal of the Social Democratic Party (SD), came third with 18,922 votes.
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