- President Muhammadu Buhari has defeated Atiku Abubakar in Bauchi state
- The incumbent president polled 798,428 to floor his main opponent, Atiku Abubakar
- Abubakar of PDP secured 209,313 out of the total 1,061,955 votes cast
The candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), 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 election held in Bauchi state.
Legit.ng reports that the total number of accredited voters in the state were 1,075,330. The total number of valid votes were 1,024,307 while the total votes cast were 1,061,955.
President Buhari polled 798,428 while PDP's Atiku narrowly secured 209,313.
The state had 2,453,512 registered voters, out of which, 1,075,330 were accredited for the election.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had previously reported that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declared the candidate of the PDP, Atiku Abubakar, the winner of the Saturday, February 23, presidential election held in Anambra state.
It was reported that Abubakar defeated the candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC) and incumbent President Buhari.
It was earlier reported that the results declared from 15 states including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), the ruling party has won 10 states with 53.67% while Abubakar won 5 states with 43.37%. Out of the states, two are below the 25% threshold.
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