INEC declares Bomai as winner of Yobe South Senate seat | The Guardian Nigeria News


The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Saturday declared Sen. Ibrahim Bomai of All Progressives Congress (APC) as the senator-elect for Yobe South.

INEC Returning Officer, Dr Abatcha Melemi of the Federal University Gashua, made the declaration in Potiskum.

Melemi stated that Bomai scored 69,596 votes to defeat Mr Halilu Mazagane of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who scored 68,885 votes.

He said that Yerima Adamu of ADC scored 652 votes, while Jauro Ishaku of LP scored 471 votes.
Melemi said that Isa Musa NNPP scored 3,277 votes while Maisambo Barde of YPP scored 448 votes.

“I, Abatcha Melemi, the returning officer for the 2023 Yobe South senatorial district election, held on April 15, declares;

“That Bomai Ibrahim Mohammed of the APC having satisfied the requirements of the law, is hereby declared as the winner and is returned elected,” he said.

Speaking shortly, Bomai thanked the Almighty Allah for the victory.

“We are overwhelmed and filled…

Source: Guardian Newspaper