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APC Sweeps Borno LG Election

BOSIEC Chairman announcing results

Borno State Independent Electoral Commission (BOSIEC) has declared the results of Saturday Local Government election with All Progressives Congress (APC) winning all the 27 Chairmanship seats and that of 312 Councillors.

Declaring the results on Monday in Maiduguri, the Executive Chairman of BOSIEC, Alhaji Abdu Usman said 19 APC chairmen emerged unopposed while eight defeated their opponents at the poll to emerged winners.

Usman said APC candidates defeated their opponents in Askira/Uba, Chibok, Jere, Konduga, Ngala, Kwaya–kusar, Maiduguri Metropolitan and Monguno Local Government Areas.

Usman listed local governments where APC candidates emerged chairmen and councillors unopposed as Abadam, Bama, Bayo, Biu, Damboa, Dikwa, Gubio, Guzamala, Gwoza, Hawul, Kaga, Kala- Balge, Kukawa, Mafa, Magumeri, Marte, Mobbar, Nganzai and Shani.

Usman said six political parties Comprising African Democratic Congress (ADC), Accord Party,  All Progress Congress (APC), All Progressive Grant Alliance (APGA), Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the Social Democratic Party (SDP) party participated in the election, adding that so far no the commission did not received any complaints on conduct of the election from the political parties involved.

“I therefore on behalf of the commission sincerely thank all the security agencies and other stakeholders for their support and commitment toward the conduct of the election.

“I wish to particularly thank the Returning Officers and other election personnel for their zeal and commitment towards the conduct of the elections,” Usman said.

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