Governor Babagana Umara Zulum has been declared the winner of the March 18 governorship election in Borno state.
The governor secured his second term with a landslide victory. Zulum polled a total of 545,543 votes out of 649,855 votes cast.
His opponent, Mohammed Ali Jajari of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) got 82,147 votes.
12 political parties contested the election in the state. According to INEC, Borno state has 2,513,281 registered voters out of whom 650,533 were accredited for the March 18 election.