The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as the winner of the February 23 presidential election in Kwara state.
The electoral umpire made the declaration in Abuja on Monday, February 25.
Buhari scored 308,984 to defeat his closest rival, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar who polled 138,184.
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that President Buhari won Nasarawa state for the first time in his political career since 2003, defeating Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, his main challenger, by 37,896 votes.
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According to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Lafia, the state capital, President Buhari polled 279,315 votes to defeat Atiku who polled 241,419 votes.
Buhari won in eight local governments while Atiku won in five local governments marking the first time the Peoples Democratic Party has lost Nasarawa state in a presidential election since the return to democracy in 1999.
The president got his highest number of votes in Lafia, the state capital, where he polled 55,254, while Atiku got his highest votes in Karu local government after polling 49,292.
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