From Suleiman Lawal Lafia
The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has declared governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa state the winner of the gubernatorial election held on Saturday, March 18, 2023.
Recall that Governor Sule got 347,209 votes to defeat his closest rival, Dr David Emmanuel Ombugadu of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, who scored 283,016 votes.
Declaring the result in Lafia, the capital city of Nasarawa.
The retuning officer, Professor Tanko Ishaya, noted that Sule having garnered the highest votes is declared the winner of the election in Nasarawa State
As jubilations hits the state commending the electoral body, security operatives for peaceful process.