Presidential Election: Atiku Floors Tinubu, Obi In Adamawa, Akwa Ibom

The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Atiku Abubakar,  has won the presidential election in Adamawa and Akwa Ibom states.

Presidential Election: Atiku Floors Tinubu, Obi In Adamawa, Akwa Ibom
Atiku Abubakar

The former vice president polled a total of 417,611 votes in Adamawa, while his closest rival in the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, got 182,881, with the Labour Party candidate, Peter Obi, coming a distant third with 105,648 votes

The result was announced by the state collation officer, Prof. Mohammed Mele, who is also the deputy vice-chancellor of the University of Maiduguri.

See results below

Total registered voters – 2,186,465
TOotal accredited voters – 764,834

A – 654
AA – 536
AAC – 646
ADC – 3,398
ADP – 1,906
APC – 182,881
APGA – 887
APM – 650
APP – 372
BP – 522
LP – 105,648
NNPP – 8,006
NRM – 1,563
PDP – 417,611
PRP – 701
SDP – 1,944
YPP – 958
ZLP – 2,257

Total valid votes – 731,140

Rejected votes – 30,481

Total votes cast – 761,621

While in Akwa Ibom Atiku secured 214,012 votes to defeat Bola Tinubu of the All Progressives Congress, APC, who polled 160,620 votes.

Peter Obi, the presidential candidate of the Labour Party, LP, polled 132,683 votes.

The State Collation Officer, Prof Emmanuel Adigio made the announcement on Monday afternoon.

Atiku’s victory is a big win for Akwa Ibom Governor Udom Emmanuel, Chairman of the PDP Presidential Campaign Council, PCC.

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