Zulum re-elected as Governor of Borno state
Governor Babagana Zulum has been re-elected as Governor of Borno state as announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission.
Zulum, who is the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) was declared the winner of the March 18 governorship election in the state having polled 545,542 votes.
INEC Returning Officer, Jude Rabo, who made the announcement on Monday afternoon, said Zulum defeated his closest contender, Mohammed Jajari of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who scored 82,147 votes.
Officially, nine of the 11 governors who sought re-election in the March 18 polls held across Nigeria in West Africa have been declared winners by INEC to return to office for another four-year term each.