Shettima, Al-Makura win senatorial tickets – Punch Newspapers


Kayode Idowu and Umar Muhammed

THE Borno State Governor, Alhaji Kashim Shettima, has picked the All Progressives Congress ticket for Borno Central.

He won the primary conducted on Wednesday, which result was however announced on Thursday morning.

He polled 2,735 votes to beat his opponent Alhaji Ali Wurge who scored five votes.

Announcing the result, the Chairman of the APC Borno Central Senatorial Electoral Committee, Ahmed Almaduzu, said Shettima scored a total of 2,735 to defeat his only rival in the race, Alhaji Wurge with five votes.

Shettima in a brief acceptance speech shortly after the declaration thanked his co-contestant and all his supporters for the confidence reposed in him.

In another development, the Nasarawa State Governor, Umaru Al-Makura, has clinched the ticket of Nasarawa South Senatorial seat in the just-concluded All Progressives Congress senatorial primary…

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