The All Progressives Congress APC polled 497,914 votes to beat the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) which scored 50,763 votes in Yobe state in the last Saturday’s presidential election.
The state Collation officer, Abubakar Gunduri, announced the result after collation from the 17 local government areas in the state on Monday in Damaturu.
He said that the state had 1,365,913 registered voters, out of which, 601,059 were accredited for the election.
Gunduri added that a total of 586,137 votes were cast, out of which, APC scored 497,914 votes, while PDP scored 50,763 votes.
According to the collation officer, the exercise recorded a total of 559,365 valid votes and 26,772 invalid votes.