The All progressives Congress (APC) is leading with wide margin in 12 Local Government Areas out of 17 already announced in Yobe state.
Declaring the governorship collation opened, the Yobe State Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Alhaji Ibrahim Abdullahi, said 11 candidates from different political parties have participants in the governorship race in the state.
He said INEC in Yobe state has so far received results from across 12 LGAs for the governorship race at the collation centre In Damaturu.
Governor Mai Buni is the APC candidate for 2023 governorship election.
He stands the chance of being re-elected as results obtained so far show that the governor is leading with a wide margin ahead of his closest opponent, Alhaji Shariff Abdullahi, of the Peoples Democratic Party.
The LGA results submitted to INEC includes Tarmuwa, Nangere, Gujba, Gulani, Bursari and Bade.
Others are Yusufari, Damaturu, Machina, Nguru, Geidam and Yunusari LGAs respectively.
Collation is still ongoing as more results are awaited.
The governorship results are as follows:
APC – 8,249
APC – 18,346
PDP – 6,958
APC – 20,258
PDP – 2,428
APC – 16,244
PDP – 5,537
APC – 21,370
APC – 14495