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Shettima wins APC senatorial ticket



Borno State Governor , Alhaji Kashim Shettima , has picked the All Progressives Congress ticket for Borno Central Senatorial District .He won the primary conducted on Wednesday , which result was announced on Thursday morning.

He polled 2 , 735 votes to beat his opponent Alhaji Ali Wurge who scored 5 votes .

Announcing the result , 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 .

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 .