Akala delivers unit to Atiku, Buhari wins ward in Alagomeji area of Lagos

Akala delivers unit to Atiku, Buhari wins ward in Alagomeji area of Lagos

- Former governor of Oyo state, Alao Akala, has won his polling unit for Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party

- Atiku is the presidential candidate of the PDP, while Akala is the governorship candidate of the Action Democratic Party

- President Muhammadu Buhari also won a ward in the Alagomeji area of Lagos state

Oyo state former governor and gubernatorial candidate of Action Democratic Party (ADP), Alao Akala, has delivered his polling unit in the state to the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar.

Akala delivered his polling unit 13, ward 10, Ogbomoso North, to Atiku and his (Akala's) party's candidate for the senatorial election, The Nation reports.

Legit.ng gathers that PDP had 189 votes, ADP polled 60 votes, while APC had 33 votes.

ADP had 222 votes in the Oyo North Senatorial district poll, while PDP and APC had 46 votes and 37 votes respectively.

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Meanwhile, President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress has won in ward 09, Alagomeji on Lagos Mainland LGA, Lagos state, polling 1,781 votes to beat Atiku, who got 1,083 votes.

The result is contained in INEC’s Publication of Result of Poll for the Presidential Election in the ward.

The publication was signed by Dr Adesola Afuye, the collation officer for the ward.

According to the publication, the other political parties which participated in the election got less than 50 votes each.

While the presidential candidates of the Alliance for New Nigeria (ANN) polled 46 votes, that of the African Action Congress (AAC) scored 40 votes, and the Young Progressive Party (YPP) polled 41 votes.

Other political parties got less than 10 votes each.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that collation of results was still ongoing in other wards of the federal constituency – Lagos Mainland – as at 08:10am on February 24.

NAN reports that 73 presidential candidates participated in election in the ward.

The results of National Assembly elections in the ward was yet to be announced as at the time of this report.

The final collation of results from the 20 local government areas Lagos state, expected to hold at the INEC office, Birrel Avenue, Yaba, was yet to start as at 8:00a.m on Sunday, February 24.

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Legit.ng previously reported that Senator Iyiola Omisore delivered his polling unit in Ife, Osun state, to President Muhammadu Buhari as the latter won a landslide victory at the polling unit.

The elections, which were held at St Gabriel School in Moore ward in Ife East, were in favour of President Buhari and National Assembly candidates of the All Progressives Congress.

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