The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Senator Muhammad Danjuma Goje of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as winner of the Gombe Central Senatorial District election.
Declaring the result in Kumo, Akko Local Government Area of the state, the Returning Officer, Professor Mustapha A. Muhammad, declared that Goje polled 102,916 to defeat Aliyu Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who scored 37,870.
Also, Bibikir Muhammad of New Nigerian Peoples Party (NNPP) scored 1,155 and Aliyu Musa Aliyu of Labour Party got 637 votes.
Senator Goje, who chairs the Senate Committee on Marine Transport was re-elected to the senate for a record fourth time. He was first elected into the red chamber in 2011, at the end of his two-term tenure as governor of the state.