Atiku Wins Oyo, Adamawa State As Buhari Makes Light Work Of Lagos, Gombe #NigeriaDecides2019


Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, pulled a surprise in Oyo state as he won in 18 out of the 33 local government areas of Oyo state.

Atiku polled 366,592 votes, while Buhari won in the remaining 15 local government areas with 365,229 votes.

The results were released on Monday by AbdulKareem Suleiman-Age, INEC chief collation officer for Oyo presidential election.

The results showed that Atiku won in Ibarapa east, Ibarapa north, Ogbomosho north, Ogbomosho south, Afijio, Saki east, Kajola, Iwajowa, Ibadan north west and Olorunsogo among others.

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Buhari emerged winner in Egbeda, Irepodun, Oluyole, Itesiwaju, Saki west, Atisbo, Iseyin, Orelope, Ibarapa central, Ido, Oyo east, Atiba, Oyo est, Ibadan south west and Ibadan South east.

Atiku was also victorious in his home state, Adamawa; as he defeated Buhari with a difference of 32,195 votes.

Atiku’s PDP got 410,267 votes while APC could only poll 378,072 votes.

Meanwhile, President Muhammadu Buhari has won the Presidential election in Lagos state, defeating Atiku Abubakar with a 132,798 vote margin.

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The margin was lower than the 160,143 votes with which Buhari defeated Jonathan in 2015 in the state. In 2015, Buhari polled 792,460 votes, while Jonathan got 632,327.

While Buhari won in 15 local government areas of Lagos, Atiku won in five councils.

In Gombe, Buhari also took the day, polling 402,961 votes against PDP’s 138,484.

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