Breaking: Atiku defeats Buhari in Ondo state

Breaking: Atiku defeats Buhari in Ondo state

Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has won the presidential election in Ondo state. The state is currently governed by Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Nigeria’s ruling APC.

In the final results announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Monday, February 25, Atiku of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) polled 275,901 votes to defeat President Muhammadu Buhari, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) who scored 241,769 votes.

Breaking: Atiku defeats Buhari in Ondo state

APC result for Ondo state. Credit: Nnenna Ibeh
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Total accredited voters were 598,586, total votes cast: 586,827, while rejected votes were 30,833.

Here are the results of the state as declared by the electoral body:

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The total number of polling units where voting was cancelled is 80. The reasons include over-voting, widespread violence, intimidation of electorate and staff, failure of card readers and outright disruption of the election.

Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that President Buhari, the candidate of the APC in Saturday’s presidential elections won in Osun.

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Professor Toyin Ogundipe, the state collation officer announced at the INEC headquarters in Osogbo at about 12:25am on Monday, February 25, that Buhari scored 347,634 votes.

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