– INEC has declared Atiku Abubakar as the winner of Presidential election held in Anambra state
– Abubakar polled 524,738 to defeat the incumbent in the state
– President Muhammadu Buhari narrowly got a total number of 33,298
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, as the winner of the Saturday, February 23, presidential election in Anambra state.
Legit.ng reports that Abubakar defeated the candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC) and incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari.
With the results declared so far from 15 states including PDP – victory in 5 states and FCT – 43.37%. Two states are below the 25% threshold. APC – victory in 10 states – 53.67%. Two states are below the 25% threshold.
Peter Obi, the former governor of Anambra and Atiku’s running mate is from the state. The total valid votes were: and Abubakar polled: 524,738 while Buhari narrowly secured: APC: 33,298.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had previously reported that the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari defeated his main challenger and the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, in the Saturday, February 23, presidential and the National Assembly elections held in Niger state.
It was reported that the total valid votes were: 851,937 and Buhari: polled: 612,371 while Atiku secured: 218,052.