The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Saturday, March 9, conducted Governorship election 2019 across 29 out of 36 states across Nigeria and state House of Assembly elections across the country.
Concise News reports that the electoral commission on Sunday, March 10, commenced official collation of the governorship results. While results in some states have been collated and winners announced, collations are still ongoing in some states as at this morning. Also, INEC has declared the elections in some states inconclusive.
Below is a breakdown of how the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the leading opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) shared the states announced so far. Out of the listed 22 states, APC won 13 while PDP clinched 9.
|STATE||PARTY (WINNER)||GOVERNOR-ELECT NAME|
|Akwa Ibom||PDP||Udom Emmanuel|
|Cross Rivers||PDP||Ben Ayade|
|Kaduna||APC||Nasir El Rufai|
|Katsina||APC||Aminu Bello Masari|
|Kebbi||APC||Abubakar Atiku Bagudu|
|Niger||APC||Abubakar Sani Bello|
|Yobe||APC||Mai Mala Buni|
|Zamfara||APC||Mukhtar Shehu Idris|