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Abdullahi Sule wins re-election as Nasarawa governor

Abdullahi Sule wins re-election as Nasarawa governor
March 20
07:41 2023

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Abdullahi Sule of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as the winner of the governorship election in Nasarawa state.

Ishaya Tanko, the state collation and returning officer, made the declaration on Monday.

The APC candidate polled a total of 347, 209 votes to defeat his closest opponent David Ombugadu, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who got 283, 016 votes.

“Abdullahi Sule of APC, having satisfied the requirements of the law and scored the highest number of votes in the election, is hereby declared the winner and returned elected,” Tanko said at the state collation centre.


With his declaration as the winner of the poll, Sule will resume his second term in office on May 29.

Sule’s success at the poll was a repeat of the 2019 election where he had 327,229 votes against PDP’s Ombugadu who had 184,281 votes.



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