Nigeria Governorship Election Results: Table

by Bamidele Ogunberu Last updated on March 12th, 2019,

Abuja, Nigeria: Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has won the Lagos governorship election. Sanwo-Olu polled a total of 739,445 votes to beat his closest rival Jimmy Agbaje of the PDP who polled a total of 206,141 votes.

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the candidate of the All Progressive’s Congress APC, Alhaji Abdulraman Abdulrasaq as the winner of the governorship election that took place on Saturday in Kwara state. According to him, the APC candidate polled 331,546 while his closest rival, the People’s Democratic Party candidate, Barrister Razak Atunwa has 114,754 votes.

Gov. Dave Umahi of Ebonyi and PDP governorship candidate election has been declared winner of the Ebonyi governorship election. Prof Frank Chukwuemeka, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) State Collation Officer for Ebonyi governorship announced Umahi as winner on Sunday in Abakaliki.

Chukwuemeka disclosed that Umahi polled a total of 393,043 votes to defeat his distant rival, Sen Sonni Ogbuoji of the All Progressives Congress (APC) who polled 81,703 votes to emerge the winner. The collation officer said that the results collated from the 13 local government areas of the state showed that the PDP candidate won in all the 171 registration areas and 13 local government areas respectively.

Governor Udom Emmanuel, the PDP governorship candidate in Akwa Ibom state has been declared the winner of the governorship election. Governor Udom scored 519, 712 votes to beat his closest opponent, Nsima Ekere of APC who scored 171, 978.

The Independent National Electoral Commission has declared the governorship election in Bauchi State inconclusive. Returning Officer for the elections in the state, Kyari Mohammed, declared the election inconclusive after in the first minutes of Monday after it was observed that the margin between the two leading candidates was less than the number of cancelled votes.

Results collated for the keenly contested election showed that the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the election, Bala Mohammed, got 469,512 votes, 4,059 votes more than the incumbent governor, Mohammed Abubakar, who secured 465,453 votes.

Abubakar Bello of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been re-elected governor of Niger State. The APC governorship candidate polled 526,412 votes to defeat his closest opponent, Umar Nasko of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who polled a total of 298,065 votes.

Mr. Seyi Makinde, the Peoples Democratic Party candidate has been declared the winner of Saturday’s governorship election in Oyo state. INEC records revealed that Makinde polled a total of 515,621 votes to defeat his closest rival, Mr. Adebayo Adelabu of the All Progressives Congress who polled 357,982 votes. There were 2,934,107 registered voters in the state with 940,211 voters accredited for the election.

Governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Mr Dapo Abiodun, has emerged as governor-elect of Ogun State.Mr Abiodun overcame stiff competition from Adekunle Akinlade of the Allied Peoples Movement to win the race. The Returning Officer for the election, Professor Idwo Olayinka, declared him the winner and returned him elected after announcing that he got 241,670 votes as against Mr Akinlade’s 222,153 votes. Candidate of the ADC, Gboyega Isiaka, emerged third with 110,422 votes, while Senator Buruji Kashamu of the Peoples Democratic Party was fourth with 70,290 votes.

The Independent National Electoral Commission says the Adamawa Governorship election is inconclusive and a new date for the rerun would be announced. The Returning Officer.Prof. Andrew Haruna, confirmed the development at the governorship election collation centre in Yola on Monday. Haruna said the number of cancellations was higher than the margin of lead votes between the two contestants and therefore, a new date for the rerun election would be fixed.

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the Plateau State governorship election inconclusive. The state returning electoral officer who is the Vice Chancellor of Benue State University of Agriculture, Richard Kimbir, made the declaration at exactly 3:31 a.m. He explained that the margin between the two major parties must be in excess of the total registered voters of the areas where election was held.
The incumbent governor and candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC) polled 583,255 while his opponent, Jeremiah Useni, polled 538,326. The state governorship candidate for the Alliance for a New Nigeria (ANN) Alex Ladan, came third, polling 2,216 votes.

The electoral officer furthered explained that the margin between the APC and PDP is 44, 929, while the cancelled vote is 49, 377. Mr Limber also said INEC would have to conduct a fresh election in 14 local government areas, out of the 17 in the state. These are Jos East, Jos North, Jos South, Kanam, Langtang North, Langtang South, Mangu, Panshin, Kanke, Mikang, Quanpan, Riyom, Shendam, and Wase.
He also said the reasons why the results in some polling units were cancelled were due to overvoting, manual voting, and violence.

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has declared Sokoto State Governorship Election “Inconclusive”. Aminu Tambuwal PDP 489,558 votes Ahmed Aliyu APC 486,145 votes. Margin of Winning 3,413. Cancellation in 136 polling units with 75,403 registered voters

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has declared Bauchi Governorship election inconclusive, supplementary elections to take place in affected areas in 21 days from now.

Abubakar Sani Bello re-elected Governor of Niger State: The APC governorship candidate polled 526,412 votes to defeat his closest opponent, Umar Nasko of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who polled a total of 298,065 votes. The Returning Officer, Professor Angela Miri, announced the result at the INEC collation centre in Minna, the state capital, saying Governor Bello was declared the winner and returned elected having polled the highest votes in the election.

Inuwa Yahaya wins in Gombe State: Inuwa Yahaya of the All Progressive Congress (APC) has been declared the winner of Gombe State gubernatorial election. The party polled a total of 364,179 votes to beat the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) which scored 222, 868 votes in Saturday’s poll.

Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi wins in Enugu State: Ugwuanyi wins all 17 LGAs in Enugu In Enugu, Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, was handed a second term mandate after he won in all the 17 local councils of the state. Announcing the result at INEC office, Independent Layout Enugu, the state collation officers, Prof, Joseph Ahaneku disclosed that the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, candidate, Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi polled 449,935 votes against his main challenger, Senator Ayogu Eze of the All Progressives Congress, APC, who got 10,423 votes.

Okezie Ikpeazu wins in Abia State: Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of PDP was declared winner of Abia State governorship election. He polled 261,127 votes to defeat his closest rival, Dr. Uchechukwu Sampson Ogah of the APC, who polled 99,574 votes and Dr. Alex Otti of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, who got 64,366 votes.

Muhammad Badaru wins in Jigawa State: Governor of Jigawa State, Muhammad Badaru, was declared winner of Saturday’s governorship election in the state. The returning officer, Azubike Nwankwo, announced that Muhammad Badaru polled 810, 933 votes to defeat his closest opponent, Aminu Ibrahim of the people’s Democratic Party, who got 288, 356 votes.

Inuwa Yahaya wins in Gombe State: Inuwa Yahaya of the All Progressive Congress (APC) has been declared the winner of Gombe State gubernatorial election. The party polled a total of 364,179 votes to beat the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) which scored 222, 868 votes in Saturday’s poll.

The All Progressives Congress governorship candidate, Prof. Babagana Umara Zulum was declared the winner of the election in Borno State. He swept aside 31 other contestants , polling 1,175 ,440 votes to beat his closest opponent, Alhaji Mohammed Imam who garnered 66, 115 votes.

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has declared as inconclusive Saturday’s governorship election held in Benue State. He ordered for a rerun election within 21 days. Before the announcement, PDP’s Samuel Ortom was leading with 81,000 vote-margin.

Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna state, returns to office having secured the highest votes in the gubernatorial poll. In the results declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), el-Rufai of the All Progressives Congress (APC) won in 15 out of the 23 local government areas, while Isah Ashiru, his Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) won 8 in eight LGAs.

Collation suspended in Kano after result sheet of pending LG is torn: The collation of results at the Kano State collation centre has been suspended by the state’s collation officer, Bello Shehu. The decision follows the disruption of collation of the result from Nasarawa Local Government Area, the only local government whose result was yet to be announced. The state Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Riskuwa Shehu, who briefed journalists, observers and party representatives at the State INEC office early on Monday said suspected thugs invaded the local government collation centre and disrupted the process. No time has been fixed to reconvene and conclude the collation but the collation officer said all concerned will be communicated whenever the results from Nasarawa are ready. Results from 43 of Kano’s 44 local governments had been announced and the PDP candidate, Abba Yusuf, was leading the incumbent governor Abdullahi Ganduje of the All Progressives Congress (APC). While the PDP candidate has so far scored 960,004 votes, Mr Ganduje of the APC has 953,522 votes.

The Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa has been re-elected for a second term in the March 9, 2019 gubernatorial election. Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC made the announcement after collating all the results from the 25 Local Government areas of the state. Okowa, representing the opposition People’s Democratic Party, PDP pulled a total of 925,274 votes to beat his closest rival, Chief Great Ogboru of the ruling All Progressive’s Congress, APC who garnered 215,938 votes.

A massive brawl broke out among party agents as collation and announcement of Imo state gubernitorial election results were underway – ending the process abruptly. Results from 11 local government areas had been announced before the pandemonium in a collation center situated inside the INEC office in Owerri, the Imo state capital, began. The People’s Democratic Party, PDP was winning in 5 local government areas with a wide margin, Action Alliance, AA, was trailing behind it but also wining in 5 local government areas while the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA won in Onuimo, only.

Emeka Ihedioha, a former deputy speaker of the House of Representatives has been declared the winner of the Imo governorship election. Ihedioha, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was declared governor-elect by the returning Officer for the election, Professor Francis Ogbonnaya Otunta at 11:57 pm on Monday. Ihedioha got 273,404 votes, while Uche Nwosu of the Action Alliance (AA) and son-in-law of Governor Rochas Okorocha came second with 190, 364 votes. Senator Hope Uzodinma of the All Progressives Congress (APC) came third with 96,458 votes.

We’ve got an update on the list of Governors elected in the 2019 elections which was held on Saturday, 9th March across states in country. While the governorship election 6 states was declared inconclusive, there wee surprises as some Governors were also handed a second term. Here is the list of governors elected in the 2019 election below;

1. Abia Statee -Okezie Ikpeazu
2 Akwa-Ibom- Udom Emmanuel
3 Borno- Babagana Zulu
4 Cross River- Benedict Ayade
5 Delta- Ifeanyi Okowa
6 Ebonyi- David Umahi
7 Enugu- Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi
8 Gombe- Inuwa Yahaya
9 Jigawa- Mohammadu Abubakar
10 Kaduna- Nasir El-Rufa
11 Katsina- Aminu Masari
12 Kebbi- Atiku Bagudu
13 Kwara- Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq
14 Lagos- Babajide Sanwo-Olu
15 Nassarawa- Abdullahi Sule
16 Niger- Abubakar Bello
17 Ogun- Dapo Abiodun
18 Oyo- Seyi Makinde
19 Yobe- Mai Mala Buni
20 Zamfara- Muktar Idris
21. Imo – Emeka Ihedioha
22 Taraba- Darius Ishaku

Here are the winners announced so far. This table is updated as winners are announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC.

STATES WINNER/NO OF VOTES RUNNER UP/ NO OF VOTES CAST REGISTERED VOTERS TOTAL VOTES CAST VALID VOTES
ABIA PDP 261,127 APC 99, 574 1,932,892 444,376 433,315
ADAMAWA  INCONCLUSIVE
AKWA IBOM PDP 519,712 APC 171,978 2,119,727 696,245 15,792
ANAMBRA OFF ELECTION SEASON
BAUCHI  INCONCLUSIVE
BAYELSA OFF ELECTION SEASON
BENUE  INCONCLUSIVE
BORNO APC 1175440 PDP 66115 2316218 1289027 1266967
CROSS RIVER PDP 381,484 APC 131,161 1,486,026 533,808 522,309
DELTA PDP 925,274 APC 215,938 2,831,205 1,178,335 1,154,188
EBONYI PDP 393,043 APC 81,703 1,459,933 493,002 482,018
ENUGU PDP 449,935 APC 10,423 1,944,016 470,927 470,927
EDO OFF ELECTION SEASON
EKITI OFF ELECTION SEASON
GOMBE APC 364,179 PDP 222,868 1,394,386
IMO PDP 273,404 AA 190,364 2,221,008 739,485 714,355
JIGAWA APC 810,933 PDP 288,356 2,109,477 1,163,206 1, 139, 054
KADUNA APC 1, 045, 447 PDP 814, 168 1,921,229
KANO  INCONCLUSIVE
KATSINA APC 1,178,864 PDP 488,621
KEBBI APC 673,717  PDP 106,633 1,789,975  814,084 793,388
KOGI OFF ELECTION SEASON
KWARA APC 331,546 PDP 114,754 1,406,457 453,433
LAGOS APC 736,445 PDP 206,141 6,570,291
NASARAWA APC 327229 PDP 184281 1,617,786
NIGER APC 526,412 PDP 298065 2,390,035
OGUN APC 241,670 APM 222,153 2,375,003 680,947
ONDO OFF ELECTION SEASON
OSUN OFF ELECTION SEASON
OYO PDP 515,621 APC 357,982 2,934,107 937545 20685
PLATEAU INCONCLUSIVE
RIVERS SUSPENDED
SOKOTO  INCONCLUSIVE
TARABA PDP 520,433 APC 362,735 1,777,105 925320 909,716
YOBE APC 444,013 PDP 95, 703
ZAMFARA APC 534,541 PDP 189,452
FCT  FEDERAL CAPITAL TERRITORY

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