Gov Kashim Shettima/

Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State has clinched the All Progressives Congress (APC) ticket for Borno Central Senatorial District.

Announcing the result on Thursday, the Chairman of the APC Borno Central senatorial electoral committee, Ahmed Almaduzu, said Shettima scored a total of 2,735 to defeat his only rival in the race, Alhaji Wurge with 5 votes.

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Shettima in brief acceptance speech shortly after the official declaration, thanked his co-contestant and all his supporters for the confidence reposed in him.

Senator Babakaka Garbai who currently represents the Borno Central at the National Assembly served as Shettima’s agent at the poll.