2023: Shariff Abdullahi emerges Yobe PDP guber candidate

In the Yobe State primary election held on Wednesday at the August 27th Stadium Damaturu, Alhaji Shariff Abdullahi emerged as the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) gubernatorial candidate.

Dr. Aminu Taura Abdullahi, the Returning Officer, announced Abdullahi’s victory over two other candidates.

Dr. Ali Adamu Tikau received 129 votes, Abba Gana Tata received 109 votes, and Alhaji Sheriff Abdullahi received 295 votes to win the competition.

According to the Returning Officer, total votes cast in the primary election were 539, total valid votes 533, while 6 votes were invalid.

He added that there were 551 PDP delegates from the 17 local government areas of the State, out of which only 539 delegates cast their ballots in the primary election.

DAILY POST gathered that so far, there would likely be five gubernatorial candidates jostling for the number one seat in Yobe State.

The All Progressives Congress has Governor Mai Mala Buni, PDP- Alhaji Shariff Abdullahi, NNPP which is yet to conducts its primary election has two aspirants (Malam Umar Ali and Abdulkarim Sarki Karasuwa), while Malam Ya’u Sabo is with Action Alliance.


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