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Kashim Shettima wins APC Senatorial primary


Rayyan Alhassan
Rayyan Alhassan
Rayyan Alhassan is a 30-year-old graduate of Journalism and Mass Communication at Sikkim Manipal University, Ghana. He is the acting Managing Editor at the Daily Nigerian newspaper, a position he has held for the past 3 years. He can be reached via [email protected], or, or @Rayyan88 on Twitter.
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Kashim Shettima, Governor of Borno State, has been declared winner of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Borno Central Senatorial District primary election in Maiduguri.

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The election was held under heavy security presence at Elkanemi Sports Stadium in Maiduguri, capital of the state.

Chairman of the Borno APC Central Senatorial Electoral Committee, Hamed Almaduzu, who announced the result on Thursday, said

Mr Shettima polled a total of 2,735 votes to defeated his lone opponent Ali Wurge, who got five votes.

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