Results obtained from States collation Centers by DAILY POST showed that President Buhari is coasting to victory with a wide margin of votes as against his Peoples Democratic Party, PDP challenger, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar.
While Atiku has gained more votes, winning the incumbent President with wide margins in States in the South East and some in South-South, Buhari has gathered insurmountable strength in the North.
A total of 73 presidential candidates are participating in the election which began on Saturday.
In the result obtained so far by DAILY POST, President Muhammadu Buhari garnered 12, 025, 131 while Atiku has polled 8,570,758.
See details of results as released by states
|State Collation Result||State||APC||PDP|
|Ekiti State presidential result||EKITI||219,231||154,032|
|Ondo State presidential result||ONDO||241,769||275,901|
|Gombe State presidential result||GOMBE||402, 961||138, 484|
|Osun State presidential result||OSUN||347,634||337,377|
|Kwara State presidential result||KWARA||308,984||138,184|
|Nasarawa State presidential result||NASARAWA||289,903||283,847|
|Oyo State presidential result||OYO||365,229||366,690|
|Benue State presidential result||BENUE||347,668||355,255|
|Adamawa State presidential result||ADAMAWA||378,076||410,266|
|Kaduna State presidential result||KADUNA||993,482||613,318|
|Imo State presidential result||IMO||140,463||334,923|
|Plateau State presidential result||PLATEAU||468,555||548,665|
|9 of 23 LGAs declared||RIVERS||71,734||222,045|
|Yobe State presidential result||YOBE||497,914||50,763|
|Kastina State presidential result||KATSINA||1,232,133||308,256|
|Enugu State presidential result||ENUGU||54,423||355,553|
|Lagos presidential result||LAGOS||580,814||448,016|
|Kogi State presidential result||KOGI||285,894||218,207|
|21 of 23 LGAs declared||SOKOTO||445,275||328, 411|
|Anambra State presidential result||ANAMBRA||31,452||487,550|
|FCT presidential result||FCT||152,224||259,997|
|Kano State presidential result||KANO||1,464,768||391,573|
|Ebonyi State presidential result||EBONYI||90,726||258,573|
|11 of 27 LGAs declared||BORNO||158,246||4,771|
|Akwa Ibom state presidential result||AKWA IBOM||175,429||397,831|
|Ogun state presidential result||OGUN||281,762||194,655|
|Jigawa state presidential result||JIGAWA||794,738||289,895|
|Abia state presidential result||ABIA||85,058||219,698|
|Niger state presidential result||NIGER||612,371||218,052|
|Imo state presidential result||IMO||140,463||334,923|
|Edo state presidential result||EDO||267,842||275,691|
|Bauchi state presidential result||BAUCHI||798,428||209,313|
|Cross River state presidential result||CROSS RIVER||117,303||295,737|
OSUN: Reaction of Gov. Oyetola finally to tribunal judgement
The Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, has reacted to tribunal ruling sacking him as governor of the state.
An Osun governorship tribunal had on Friday sacked him and declared Ademola Adeleke of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, winner of the last governorship election in the state.
Reacting, Oyetola vowed to challenge the ruling of tribunal at the Appeal Court.
A statement by Wole Oyebamiji, Secretary to the State Government of Osun, said the judgment of the election tribunal had been put on appeal.
Oyetola expressed hope that “justice would prevail at last.”
He also disclosed that law enforcement agencies had been instructed to maintain law and order across the state.
The governor appreciated the support of the majority of the people in all things essential for mutual progress, assuring that the residents of adequate security of lives and properties.
He said, “The Government of the State of Osun wishes to appreciate the teeming support of the majority of the people in all things essential for mutual progress.
“As it is, the administration of His Excellency, Mr. Adegboyega Oyetola, Governor, State of Osun wishes to assure the people that the judgment of the Election Tribunal has been put on appeal.
“This is to further assure all the residents of the State of adequate security of lives and properties, as the Government of the State is still the only legitimate Government having the authority to govern the State.”
“We assure all our people that justice will prevail at last, and the law enforcement agencies have been instructed to maintain law and order across the State.
“We therefore urge all the residents of the State to go about their lawful duties without any hindrance”, the statement read.
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