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Live Updates: Tambuwal, Lalong win governorship election as INEC gives official announcement of results in rerun election - Day 2

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It is the second day of the rerun election conducted by the Independent National Electoral Commission

Voting took place on Saturday, March 23 in the states were governorship elections were declared inconclusive.

Elections took place in Bauchi, Adamawa, Plateau, Sokoto, Benue and Kano states. However, supplementary election was postponed in Adamawa due to a court order.

The votings were largely peaceful in some state except Kano where there were reports of thugs violently attacking voters.

INEC declares Solomon Lalong of APC winner of Plateau governorship rerun election

Incumbent Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau, the gubernatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Plateau, has been declared winner of the rerun gubernatorial election in the State.

Lalong gathered 595,582 votes to win, with his closest rival, Jeremiah Useni, a retired Army General who was the candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), polling 546,813 votes.

Prof Richard Kimbir, the Returning Officer, presented the result on Sunday in Jos on behalf of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Plateau.

“The valid votes totalled 1,159,954, with the rejected votes standing at 16,188, while the total votes cast was 1,176,142,” he said.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the margin of victory between Lalong of APC and Useni of the PDP is 48,769 votes.

The gubernatorial election held on March 9 in Plateau had been declared inconclusive.

This had led to a rerun election in 40 polling units in nine Local Government Areas (LGAs) of the state

Confusion as absence of INEC returning officer stops Bauchi result announcement

The absence of the Professor Mohammed Kyari who is the returning officer for Bauchi rerun governorship election has stalled the announcement of result.

Alhaji Ibrahim Abdullahi who is the state resident electoral commissioner disclosed this on Sunday, March 24.

He assured that contrary to rumour, the result of the election will not be tampered with.

Live Updates: Official announcement of result, situation reports in rerun election - Day 2

Collation yet to start in Bauchi state. Credit: Premium Times
Source: UGC

Kano state governorship rerun election result

Madobi LGA

APC 908

PDP 164

Dawakin kudu LGA

APC 471

PDP 322

Kura LGA

APC 807

PDP 528

Gezawa LGA

APC 167

PDP 27

Makoda LGA

APC 360


Garun Malam LGA

APC 235

PDP 01


APC 2784

PDP 34

Sumaila LGA

APC 967

PDP 154

Bebeji LGA

APC 205


Wudil LGA

APC 954

PDP 23

Bichi LGA

APC 1969

PDP 39

Rogo LGA

APC 1033

PDP 162

Karaye LGA

APC 1517

PDP 27

Rimin Gado LGA

APC 1463

PDP 12

Warawa LGA

APC 501

PDP 132

Rano LGA

APC 2337

PDP 37

Danbatta LGA

APC 608

PDP 24

PDP's Tambuwal wins Sokoto governorship election

Governor Aminu Tambuwal has scored the highest number of votes to win the Sokoto state governorship election.

The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) scored 512,002 votes following the rerun election which took place on Saturday, March 23.

The incumbent governor defeated Ahmad Aliyu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) who polled 511,661 votes.

Source: Legit.ng

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