Breaking: INEC declares Atiku winner of Adamawa presidential election

Breaking: INEC declares Atiku winner of Adamawa presidential election

- Atiku Abubakar has been declared the winner of Adamawa presidential election

- The PDP presidential candidate won the state having polled a total number of 410,266

- Atiku's main challenger, President Muhammadu Buhari, polled 378,078 total votes

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday, February 26, declared Alhaji Atiku Abubakar the winner of the presidential election held on Saturday, February 23, in Adamawa state.

Atiku, the presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) cruised to a comfortable victory in his home state by polling a total number of 410,266 votes.

Breaking: INEC declares Atiku winner of Adamawa presidential election

INEC declares Atiku Abubakar winner of Adamawa presidential election.
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According to INEC, Atiku's main challenger, President Buhari, polled a total number 378,078 votes to succumb the 21-local government area- state to the PDP candidate.

Breaking: INEC declares Atiku winner of Adamawa presidential election

INEC declares Atiku Abubakar winner of Adamawa presidential election.
Source: Original

Legit.ng notes that Atiku is a traditional chieftain of Adamawa state. He was the Turaki Adamawa, a position he later left for his son. Currently, he is the Waziri of the northeast state.

See result according to INEC:

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had previously reported that INEC had declared President Muhammadu Buhari the winner of the presidential election held on Saturday, February 23, in Kaduna state.

The commission, in its official result declaration on Tuesday, February 26, said President Buhari, the presidential candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC), won the election in the northwest state by polling a total number of 993,445 votes.

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