- By Halimah Olamide
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the All Progressive Congress (APC) presidential candidate Asiwaju Bola Tinubu winner of the presidential election in Jigawa State.
Results declared by the collation officer, Professor Arma Ya’u Hamisu Bichi of Federal University Dutsin Ma said the exercise was peaceful.
Bichi said: “APC- 421,390, LP- 1,889, NNPP- 98,234 and PDP- 386,587 votes”.
APC won two senatorial seats, eight House of Representatives seats while the opposition PDP won one senator, two Representatives seats and NNPP won one House of Reps seat.
Alhaji Mustapha Khabib of PDP won in JIgawa south west with 153,73 votes.
The APC candidate Alhaji Babangida Husaini won the JIgawa northwest senatorial seat with 187,049 votes and Ambassador Abdulhamid Ahmed Malammadori won JIgawa northeast senatorial seat with 136,977 votes.