- A new report has shown how the President-elect, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, could have been defeated in the 2023 election
- According to the report, Atiku Abubakar, Peter Obi, and Rabiu Kwankwanso were ones members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)
- Atiku, Obi, and Kwankwaso polled a combine 14, 582, 740 votes, which was far above the President-elect's votes
A new report has shown that the President-elect, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, the declared winner of the 2023 presidential elections could have been defeated.
According to the report published by TheCable, all of Tinubu’s major opponents were former members of the main opposition party, PDP, and polled a combine 14,582,740 votes, which was far above the votes Tinubu polled to become President-elect.
Legit.ng recalls that the presidential candidate of the All Progressive Congress, Tinubu polled a total of 8,794,726 votes to defeat Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Peter Obi of the Labour Party and Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso of the New Nigeria People's Party (NNPP).
Atiku, former Vice President polled 6,984,520 votes to come second, while Obi scored 6,101,533 votes.
The fourth position went to Kwankwaso, who got 1,496,687 votes.
The APC scored 37% of the vote across the country compared to PDP’s 29% and LP’s 25%.
Meanwhile, the presidential election petitions tribunal will give judgement on the petitions filed by Atiku and Obi on Wednesday, September 6.
Pat Utomi Breaks Silence After Being Accused of Helping Tinubu Fund Peter Obi’s Campaign
Meanwhile, Legit.ng has earlier reported that a chieftain of the Labour Part (LP) Professor Pat Utomi, has reacted to the claim that the President-elect, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, of the All Progressives Congress (APC), used him to reduce the chances of the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, in the February 25, 2023, presidential election.
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The Labour Party governorship candidate in Oyo State, Tawfiq Akinwale, while speaking on a radio programme, 101.7 YES FM at Ibadan, Oyo State, alleged that Tinubu asked Utomi to step down for Peter Obi in the buildup to the 2023 general elections.
2023 Polls: Atiku, Obi, Tinubu risk jail term for religious and ethnocentric campaigns, electoral act reveals
In another story, Legit.ng had reported that an emerging report has confirmed that the three major candidates in the recently concluded presidential polls, Bola Tinubu, Atiku Abubakar and Peter Obi, risk jail terms for using ethnocentric comments during their various campaigns.
It was gathered that a review has indicated that all three candidates at one time or the other used religious or ethnocentric comments, thereby violating sections 92(3) and 97 of the Electoral Act.