Alhaji Danjuma Goje of the All Progressive Congress (APC) has for the third time clinched the Senatorial District seat for Gombe Central, following the just concluded presidential and National Assembly polls.
The former governor was declared winner after results were released by the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC two days after the elections.
Announcing the results in Kumo, headquarters of Akko Local Government Area of Gombe on Monday, the the Returning Officer, Dr Musa Dahiru, said Goje polled 110,116 votes to defeat his closest rival, Alhaji Abubakar Nono of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP), who garnered 39,760 votes.
Other results made available by INEC showed that Alhaji Umaru Lamido of PRP, got 8397 votes; Aliyu Adamu of ASD , got 155 votes and Salisu Ahmed of CAP, got 71 votes.
Others were Ibrahim Adamu of DA, with 79 votes; Adamu Baka of DPP, 224 votes; Haruna Musa of HDP, 51 votes ; Abubakar Goni of SDP ,349 votes and Adiya Baka of UPN,27 votes.
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