All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential candidate, Muhammadu Buhari, has defeated the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, in states of Ekiti, Osun, and Kwara, Gombe, Kogi, and Nasarawa, with Atiku clinching the Federal Capital Territory.
This is according to the results collated so far at the INEC Collation Centre in the nation’s capital, Abuja.
In Ekiti, President Buhari conquered the PDP candidate by 65,199 votes after polling a total 219,231 votes as against Atiku’s 154,032 votes cast.
According to the INEC Returning Officer and the Vice Chancellor of the University of Ibadan, Professor Idowu Olayinka, the total number of registered voters in the state is 899,919 and the total number of accredited voters is 395,741.
In Osun, Buhari polled 347,634 votes, defeating Atiku who polled 337,377 votes, with the APC candidate leading with a margin of 10,257.
The figures declared by the collation officers showed that Buhari led in 18 out of the 30 local government areas in the state, while Atiku led in the remaining 12 local government areas.
In Kwara State, Buhari polled 308,984 votes to defeat Atiku who scored 138, 284 votes. The win continued in Gombe where the President Polled 402,961 to Atiku’s 138,484.
The total number of registered voters being 1,640,449, total no of accredited voters being 570,773. Total votes were set at 553,496 while the total the total valid votes were 521,016; 32,480 votes were rendered void.
In Nasarawa State, the APC polled 289,903 while the PDP polled 283,847.
However, Atiku defeated Buhari in the Federal Capital Territory after polling a total of 259 997 votes against Buhari’s 152,224. The total votes cast in the FCT is put at 451, 408.
Final result collation by INEC showed President Muhammadu Buhari wins Atiku Abubakar of PDP in the 2019 presidential election, held on 23rd, February 2019.
That Muhammadu Buhari of the APC, having satisfied the requirement of the law and scored the highest number of votes is hereby declared the winner and is returned elected, says INEC Chairman, Prof Mahmood Yakubu.
That Muhammadu Buhari of the APC, having satisfied the requirement of the law and scored the highest number of votes is hereby declared the winner and is returned elected. #NigeriaDecides2019Result pic.twitter.com/oz89PAz1QM
— INEC Nigeria (@inecnigeria) February 27, 2019