APC takes Gombe

Rebecca Muazu

Governor Of Gombe, Alhaji Inuwa Yahaya

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Alhaji Inuwa Yahaya of the All Progressives Congress (APC) winner just concluded Governorship election held in Gombe State.

The Returning Officer, Professor Saminu Abdulrahman, Vice Chancellor of the Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi announced that  Alhaji Inuwa Yahaya won the Governorship seat with 364, 179 votes,  defeating Senator Usman Bayero Nafada of the People’s Democratic Party, who scored 222, 868 votes, a difference of 141, 311 votes.

Professor Abdulrahman said the election was peaceful.