- INEC has declared President Buhari the winner of presidential election held in Niger state
- Buhari polled a total number of 612,371 to defeat Atiku
- The candidate of PDP, Atiku, secured a total number of 218,052
The candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari has defeated his main challenger and the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, in the Saturday, February 23, presidential and the National Assembly elections held in Niger state.
Legit.ng reports that the total valid votes were 851,937 and Buhari polled 612,371 while Atiku secured 218,052.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had previously reported that the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Monday, February 25, said it had rejected the presidential election result in Akwa Ibom, declared by Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) at the collation centre in Uyo.
It was reported that in the result announced by collation officers for the election, the PDP's candidate, Atiku Abubakar, won in 28 local government area out of 31 in the state.
He polled 391,844 votes to defeat President Muhammadu Buhari of the APC, who scored 158,788 votes.
But, APC’s agent for the election at the state collation centre, Samuel Akpan, told newsmen that he had the mandate of his party to reject the entire result as announced by INEC.
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