- Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state has successfully delivered his polling unit for Atiku Abubakar
- Atiku polled 286 votes to defeat his close challenger, President Muhammadu Buhari of APC
- Meanwhile, in Yobe President Buhari rode on a landslide victory as he polled 172 to defeat Atiku, who had just 16 votes
It was a landslide victory for the candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, as he recorded a comfortable winning at the polling unit of Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state.
Daily Trust reports that Atiku humbled President Buhari, his main challenger of All Progressive Congress, by polling 286 votes.
At the Senate level, Legit.ng gathers that there was a wild jubilation at the Tse Kondom polling unit, Nzorov council ward where Governor Ortom voted as PDP’s Oker Jev polled 289 to defeat former state governor Geroge Akume, who reportedly had no votes.
Meanwhile, it was a massive victory for President Muhammadu Buhari in Yobe state as he won at the polling unit of the former National secretary of the All progressive Congress (APC), Mala Buni.
Buni, who is also the APC governorship candidate in Yobe state, reportedly voted at the 005 polling unit, where Buhari easily polled 172 to defeat Atiku, who had just 16 votes.
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Legit.ng had previously reported that President Muhammadu Buhari defeated Alhaji Atiku Abubakar at Lamido Adamawa Palace polling unit in Yola south local government area.
Announcing the result at the polling unit, Idris Yunusa, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) presiding officer at Lamido Adamawa palace polling unit Mbamoi 010 announced that the APC presidential candidate scored 228 votes while the presidential candidate of PDP scored 138 votes.
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