The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Borno State, Governor Babagana Zulum, is leading as the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) announced results of 22 out of the 27 LGAs in the state.
The local government area results so far presented and won by APC are: Jere, Dikwa, Mafa, Magumeri, Kaga, Nganzai, Guzamala, Konduga, Gubio, Kwaya-kusar, Mobbar, Bama, Gwoza and Monguno.
The remaining are Chibok, Kala-Balge, Ngala, Abadam, Damboa, Askira/Uba, Kukawa and Bayo, placing Zulum in the lead with over 350,000 votes.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Mohammed Jajari, who did not win any LGA is trailing behind a distant second with over 40,000 votes.
The Returning Officer for the gubernatorial election, Jude Rabo, has adjourned the collation of result to Monday at 10 a.m for the remaining five LGAs.
The pending five LGAs are: Hawul, Biu, Shani, Marte and Maiduguri Metropolitan Council. (NAN)
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