The All Progressives Congress polled 497, 914 votes to beat the Peoples Democratic Party which scored 50 , 763 votes in Yobe in last Saturday’ s presidential election .
Prof . Abubakar Gunduri , the state Collation Officer, 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 .
He commended the electorate , stakeholders and party agents for the peaceful elections , commitment and cooperation
throughout the collation exercise .
Meanwhile , Dr Zaji Bunu and Dr Abdu Bulama , the agents of the APC and PDP , had accepted the result and signed the documents on behalf of their parties.