2019 Gubernatorial election: See List of Governors Elected in 2019 Election so far
Here is a list of the newly elected governors in the 2019 election so far, as officially announced by INEC:
1. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi - Enugu State
Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, was handed a second term mandate after he won in all the 17 local councils of the state.
Announcing the result at INEC office, Independent Layout Enugu, the state collation officers, Prof, Joseph Ahaneku disclosed that the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, candidate, Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi polled 449,935 votes against his main challenger, Senator Ayogu Eze of the All Progressives Congress, APC, who got 10,423 votes.
2. David Umahi - Ebonyi State
Governor David Umahi won the election in all the 13 local government areas of Ebonyi State. The PDP governorship candidate, was way ahead of his closest challenger, Sonni Ogbuoji of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Prof Frank Chukwuemeka, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) State Collation Officer for Ebonyi governorship announced Umahi as winner on Sunday in Abakaliki.
Chukwuemeka disclosed that Umahi polled a total of 393,043 votes to defeat his distant rival, Sen Sonni Ogbuoji of the All Progressives Congress (APC) who polled 81,703 votes to emerge the winner.
3. Inuwa Yahaya - Gombe State
Inuwa Yahaya of the All Progressive Congress (APC) has been declared the winner of Gombe State gubernatorial election. The party polled a total of 364,179 votes to beat the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) which scored 222, 868 votes in Saturday’s poll.
4. Muhammad Badaru - Jigawa State
Governor of Jigawa State, Muhammad Badaru, was declared winner of Saturday’s governorship election in the state. The INEC returning officer, Azubike Nwankwo, announced that Muhammad Badaru polled 810, 933 votes to defeat his closest opponent, Aminu Ibrahim of the people’s Democratic Party, who got 288, 356 votes.
5. Okezie Ikpeazu - Abia State
Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of PDP was declared winner of Abia State governorship election. He polled 261,127 votes to defeat his closest rival, Dr. Uchechukwu Sampson Ogah of the APC, who polled 99,574 votes and Dr. Alex Otti of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, who got 64,366 votes.
6. Abubakar Bello - Niger State
The governor of Niger State, Abubakar Bello, was declared winner of Saturday’s governorship election in the state. The returning officer and Vice Chancellor of the Federal University, Lokoja, Angela Freeman, announced that Mr Bello polled 526,412 votes to defeat PDP's Umar Nasko who had 298,065 votes, to win his second term bid.
7. Seyi Makinde wins - Oyo State
Engr. Seyi Makinde has been declared winner of the Oyo State governorship election. The PDP candidate won 28 out of the 33 local governments in the state, leaving the All Progressives Congress with only five. He polled 515, 621 votes to defeat his closest rival from the APC, Bayo Adelabu, who polled 357, 982 votes.
8. Emmanuel Udom wins - Akwa Ibom State
The incumbent governor of Akwa Ibom State, Udom Emmanuel, has won re-election for a second term. He was announced the winner of the governorship election, at about 12:27 a.m. on Monday, in Uyo by the state returning officer, Faraday Orunmwense, a professor and vice chancellor of the University of Benin. Mr Emmanuel defeated his main opponent, Nsima Ekere of the All Progressives Congress (APC), with 519, 712 votes.
9. Babajide Sanwo-Olu - Lagos State
Babajide Sanwo-Olu of APC scored 739,445 votes to defeat Jimi Agbaje of PDP who polled 206,141 votes, according to official results declared by the electoral commission, INEC. Mr Sanwo-Olu won in all the local government areas in the state.
Babajide Sanwo-Olu scored 739,445 votes to defeat Jimi Agbaje of the c who polled 206,141 votes, according to official results declared by the electoral commission, INEC.
Mr Sanwo-Olu also won in all the local government areas in the state.
10. Dapo Abiodun - Ogun State
Dapo Abiodun, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has emerged as Ogun state governor. Abiodun polled a total of 241, 670 votes while Akinlade got 222, 153 votes., representing a narrow margin of 19,517 votes.
Professor Idowu Olayinka, Vice Chancellor of the University of Ibadan and the Returning Officer of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Ogun State, declared Abiodun winner of the election, having satisfied all necessary conditions.
11. MaiMala Buni - Yobe State
The All Progressives Congress APC candidate Alhaji Mai Mala Buni has been declared officially winner of the 2019 governorship election in Yobe state. Mai Mala of APC recorded the highest vote with a total number of 444,013 to beat his closest opponent Alhaji Bello Iliya of the PDP who scored 95, 703 only.
12. Prof. Ben Ayade - Cross River
Incumbent governor of Cross River State and candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Professor Ben Ayade has been declared the winne of the just concluded governorship election by The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
Ben Ayade, who won in all the 18 local government areas of the state, who polled 381,484 votes to defeat his closest rival, the All Progressives Congress (APC) that polled 131,161.
13. Ifeanyi Okowa - Delta State
The governor of Delta State, Ifeanyi Okowa, was declared winner of Saturday’s governorship election in the state. The returning officer for the election in the state, Prof Seth Accra Jaja declared the PDP candidate the winner of the election, to win his second term bid.
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