Ambode loses ward to PDP as Buhari wins SGF Boss Mustapha's polling unit

Ambode loses ward to PDP as Buhari wins SGF Boss Mustapha's polling unit

- The PDP presidential candidate, Atiku, defeated President Buhari in Governor Ambode's ward

- The PDP senatorial candidate, Abiodun Oyefusi, defeated the APC Candidate, Bayo Oshinowo, in the ward

- However, President Buhari defeated Atiku in SGF Boss Mustapha's polling unit

Presidential candidate of the PDP, Atiku Abubakar, has won the election in Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos state ward's in Epe, polling 2,511 votes to defeat President Muhammadu Buhari of APC, who got 2,367 votes.

Adelaja Odukoya, the INEC collation officer, announced the results at INEC collation centre, Iraye, Epe, on Sunday, February 24.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Ambode was able to win his Polling Unit 033, Ogunmodede College in Ajaganabe Area, Ward A5, Epe, where APC polled 131 votes as against PDP who got 116 votes.

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Also, the PDP senatorial candidate, Abiodun Oyefusi, defeated the APC Candidate, Bayo Oshinowo, by 71 votes, with PDP polling 2,557 votes, while APC had 2,488 votes.

The PDP candidate for the House of Representatives, Oye Ayantuga, got 2,597 votes, while Wale Raji of APC polled 2,438 votes.

At Ward 2, Epe, all the PDP candidates also defeated their APC counterparts.

Announcing the results, INEC collation officer, Samsideen Jagbojagbo, said Atiku of PDP polled 1,044 votes, while President Buhari of APC had 824 votes.

The PDP senatorial candidate, Abiodun Oyefusi, got 1,087 as against Bayo Oshinowo of APC, who polled 935.

Oye Ayantuga, the PDP Candidate for House of Representatives, polled 1,023 votes while his counterpart, Wale Raji, had 855 votes.

Meanwhile, the result for the presidential election from Jimeta in Adamawa state shows that the APC recorded victory at polling unit 009 in Gwadabawa, Yola North local government area.

Premium Times reports that the unit is where the Secretary to the Government of the Federation SGF, Boss Mustapha, cast his vote during the Saturday elections.

APC polled 216 ahead of 196 scored by President Muhammadu Buhari’s closest rival, Atiku

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Earlier, Legit.ng reported that President Buhari has defeated Atiku at his polling unit. Wild jubilation broke out following the announcement that President Buhari scored 186 votes to defeat Atiku.

However, supporters of Atiku claimed Atiku put up a remarkable showing despite losing to President Buhari, adding that the president has always won in the polling unit in nearly all previous elections.

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