Connect with us


Borno PDP chairman Gaddama loses own polling unit to Buhari, Shettima



The Borno State PDP chairman, Alhaji Zannah Gaddama has lost in his bid to deliver his polling unit, in Lamisula Ward of Maiduguri to the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar.

This is even as reports flying in Maiduguri indicates that he has collected several millions of naira from Atiku Abubakar with a promise to deliver Borno votes to him, Daily Correspondents has learned.

At his Idrissa Bultu polling unit, 043 located in Kumshe area of Maiduguri metropolis, Atiku Abubakar lost to President Buhari as he polled 24 votes as against 168 polled by Buhari.

Also, in the Senatorial election, the APC candidate in the state and current governor, Kashim Shettima polled 100 votes to defeat his challenger, Abba Aji, who got 96 votes.

In other elections held in the state, President Muhammadu Buhari and Governor Kashim Shettima were declared winners of the Presidential and Borno central Senatorial district elections at the Government House polling unit.

Mr Shettima polled 608 votes to beat his rival, Muhammed Abba-Aji of the People Democratic Party (PDP) who got 56 votes.

President Buhari got 585 votes to beat his main challenger, Atiku Abubakar of the PDP who got 108 votes.

Governor Shettima also delivered his polling unit, Alhaji Kukawa 023, in Lamisula ward of Maiduguri to Mr Buhari and himself.

President Buhari scored 190 votes while Mr Abubakar of the PDP got 21 votes. While Governor Shettima scored 177 votes to beat Mr Abba-Aji of the PDP who got 21 votes.

Borno Deputy Governor, Usman Durkwa, also delivered his polling unit at Bakin Kasuwa, in Shaffa town of Hawul Local Government Area to President Buhari with 288 votes, leaving only three votes for Mr Abubakar of the PDP.

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.