Tuesday 26 February 2019

Atiku wins landslide in Anambra & Buhari defeats Atiku in Kano with over one million votes

The Peoples Democratic Party candidate, Atiku Abubakar, recorded a landslide victory in Anambra State polling 487,550 votes to defeat President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress who recorded 31,452 votes.
The PDP vice presidential candidate, Peter Obi, is from Anambra State.
Results announced from all 21 local government areas in the state showed Mr Abubakar led with about 491,440 votes, having won in all the LGAs.
At 2 a.m. Francis Otunta, the Vice-Chancellor of Michael Okpara University, accepted and announced the result from Idemili North, the last local government.

And in a related development, President Muhammadu Buhari has won all the 44 local government areas of Kano State with 1.4 million votes.
The INEC collation officer for the presidential election in Kano, Magaji Garba, announced that Mr Buhari scored 1,464,768 (78.9 per cent) of the total votes cast to beat the Peoples Democratic Party presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, who polled 391,593 (21.1 per cent).
Kano has 5,391,581 registered voters, out of which 2,006,410 voters were accredited for the presidential election.
The result showed that the total votes cast was 1,964,751, out of which 73,617 votes were rejected. Valid votes were 1, 891,134.

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