The candidate of the All Progressives Congress Hon. Kaka Baba Bashir Garbai has been declared winner of the Borno Central Senatorial election held last Saturday.
Declaring the result in Maiduguri on Sunday evening, the Returning Officer INEC for the Borno Bye Election, Professor Mohammed Fannami of the University of Maiduguri announced that Garbai won the election with 120,639 votes to defeat the PDP candidate, Mohammed Umar Kaka Bolori who scored 32,346 out of the total votes.
He explained that out of the total registered voters of 908,114 only 174,329 voters were accredited by INEC for the said Election.
The certificate of return was presented to Garbai who in his acceptance speech thanked all his supporters for electing him to represent them at the National Assembly.
He assured that he will uphold the confidence vested on him by the people of Borno central and will not disappoint them.
Other results announced include Kowa Party 1042, PPA 136, PPN 79, SDP 660, NCP 207.
The State Resident Electoral Commissioner, REC, Samuel Madaki Usman praised all stake holders for making the election a success.