APC’s Yahaya Wins Gombe Gov for Second Term

The Gombe State Returning Officer for Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Maimuna Waziri has declared All Progressives Congress’ (APC) Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya, winner of Saturday’s governorship contest in the state.

Governor Yahaya had first ruled the state in 2019 when he was elected to office the first time.

He scored 342,821 to defeat Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) Jibrin Barde who polled 233,131 while the New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP) Candidate Khamisu Mailantarki scored 19,861.

Prof Maimuna noted that a total of 21, 390 votes were rejected, leaving 605, 355 valid votes out of the total number of 1,575,794.


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