The elections were conducted by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in 29 states of the federation on Saturday, 9th of March which the governorship and state assembly positions where duly contested for.
The electoral umpire began the collation of results in most of the states where elections were conducted. Still collation is still ongoing in some states.
How the statistics go
STATE CANDIDATES PARTIES POLLED VOTES
Abba Kabir Yusuf PDP 1,014,474
Abdullahi Umar Ganduje APC 987,819
Winning margin: 26,655
The total number of cancelled votes in 22 local government areas including the Gama ward in the Nasarawa local government are 141,694
Aminu Tambuwal PDP 489,558
Ahmed Aliyu APC 486,145
Winning margin: 3,413
The cancellation occurred in 136 polling units with 75,403 registered voters.
Samuel Ortom PDP 410,576
Emmanuel Jime APC 329,022
Winning margin: 81,554
The state’s INEC returning officer, Sebastian Maimako, said the decision appropriate following the observation that the election was met with some challenges which are high number of voters were unable to vote or election was not held in their communities.
Bala Mohammed PDP 469,512 Muhammed Abubakar APC 465,456
Rejected Votes: 21,419
Winning margin: PDP leads the race with 4059
Total number of cancelled votes: 45,312
Jibrila Bindow APC 334,995
Ahmadu Fintiri PDP 367,471
Winning margin: 32,476
Total number of cancelled votes: 40,988
INEC’s returning officer, Andrew Haruna said votes are cancelled in 44 polling units across the state. He declared the poll held in the state inconclusive.
Simon Lalong APC 334,995
Jeremiah Useni PDP 367,471
Total registered voters: 2,480,455
Total accredited voters: 1,157,025
Total valid votes: 1,154,678
Rejected votes: 15,691
Total votes cast: 1,154,678
Winning margin: 44,929
Total cancelled votes: 49,377
With these states declared inconclusive, the affected polling units are expected to have a rerun in a soonest date to be announced by the electoral umpire.