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Gov. Dankwambo wins PDP guber primaries for Gombe State


Gombe- Gov. Ibrahim Dankwambo of Gombe State has been elected as the gubernatorial flag bearer of the PDP in the 2015 general Elections.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Dankwambo was elected through an affirmation poll held at the PDP secretariat on Monday in Gombe.

The governor polled 492 votes out of the 504 delegates, while eight votes were invalid and four delegates were absent.

Announcing the result, the Returning Officer and former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Alhaji Ghali Na’Abba, said the delegates had affirmed Dankwambo as the gubernatorial flag bearer of the party in the 2015 elections.

“Delegates have today given the mandate to His Excellency, the Executive Governor of Gombe State, Alhaji Ibrahim Dankwambo, to contest on the platform of the People’s Democratic Party for a second term.”

The returning officer congratulated the delegates for the affirmation.

In his remarks, Dankwambo thanked the delegates and supporters of the party for the confidence reposed in him to re-contest as governor.

He assured party supporters and the people of the state that he would consolidate on the development of the state if re-elected as governor.

Dankwambo called on the PDP supporters to go to their various villages, wards and local government areas to mobilise the electorate for the 2015 elections.

Dankwambo was the sole aspirant in the state that purchased nomination form for the governorship position. (NAN)

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