Elections 2019: Atiku wins five local government areas of Ebonyi State

Elections 2019: Atiku wins five local government areas of Ebonyi State

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has led in five local government areas of Ebonyi state declared so far.

Atiku has won with wide margin of over 72,000 votes in the four local government areas while President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress only polled about 21,700 votes, Daily Trust reports.

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The areas whose results were announced were Afikpo South, Afikpo North, Ivo and Ohanzara both from the southern senatorial zone of the state and Ebonyi Local Government Area (LGA).

In Afikpo South, President Buhari scored 6,391 votes while Atiku got 12,181 out of 72,343 registered voters in the area.

Also, the APC presidential candidate secured 5,356 while his counterpart in PDP had 20,070 from 101,456 number of registered voters in Afikpo North LGA.

In Ivo LGA, PDP had 12,471 and 1,945 for APC with total registered voters at 61,247 in the area.

In Ohanzara the presidential candidate of PDP scored 33,651 and 2,058 for APC.

In Ebonyi LGA, APC scored 5,766 while PDP had 17,472 votes.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that Buhari won Atiku Abubakar, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in 10 out of the 44 local government areas of Kano state.

Kano is the strong base of the president, however, Atiku pulled a huge crowd during his campaign there some weeks ago as the Sani Abachi stadium venue was filled to the brim.

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