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Buhari vs Atiku: Presidential Results from the Northwest, the Northeast, the Southwest & North Central

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Buhari and AtikuAs results from the 2019 general elections has continued to trickle in, the Independant National Electoral commission has started announcing them as Nigeria Decides.

So far, Results from states like Ekiti and Osun have  all been announced with the All Progressives Congress taking the early lead against the Peoples Democratic Party,PDP, Atiku Abubarka.

According to LEADERSHIPng, Buhari has lockdown the Northwest, the Northeast, the Southwest and the North Central.

It reported that that Buhari already has 20 states across the country ready for grabs and more loading…

Buhari also made impressive showing in the Southwest zone, where he won in most of the states in the region.

Of the seven local governments released in Borno State, Buhari won in all of them. He also swept all the councils in his home state of Katsina where all the APC senatorial candidates also defeated their rivals.

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In Gombe State he has won in seven of the nine local government results released by INEC.

In the presidential election, results from Gombe LGA showed that APC polled 86, 162 votes while the PDP scored 7,634 votes.

In Nafada council, APC scored 15, 417 votes while PDP had 5, 792 votes.

Also in Yamaltu-Deba LGA, APC got 56, 157 votes to defeat PDP which polled 13, 248 votes.

In Dukku council, APC received 36, 010 votes against PDP’s 7,435 while in Kwami LGA, APC polled 36, 317 to beat PDP which had 6,614 votes.

In Balanga LGA, APC had 29, 647 to PDP’s 14, 614 while in Kaltungo LGA, APC received 20, 944 as against PDP’s 20, 733.

However, PDP defeated APC in Shongom and Billiri LGAs.

In Shongom LGA, PDP scored 12, 871 votes against APC’s 9, 642 while in Billiri LGA, APC scored 15, 331 votes while PDP polled 21, 328 votes.

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Results for Funakaye and Akko LGAs are yet to be presented.

Atiku however upset Buhari’s winning streak when he won the area councils in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

The announcement of the results by Prof. Muhammed Liman, the collation officer for FCT, who is also the vice chancellor of Nasarawa State University, showed that PDP won in three area councils.

Relatedly, while Buhari and the ruling APC won convincingly in North Central states of Kwara and Niger.

In Benue, former governor Gabriel Suswam of the PDP was declared the winner of the Zone A senatorial district seat just as PDP’s Abba Moro won the Zone C Senate seat currently occupied by Senator David Mark.

The pattern of voting in the state showed that Buhari held sway in the Idoma-dominated areas while Atiku controlled the Tiv section.

While Senator Bukola Saraki, was defeated, the APC won all the Senate seat , and more Reps’ Seats In Kwara, Osun.

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Saraki who contested for the Kwara Central zone lost the election to Dr. Ibrahim Oloriegbe of the APC.

In Kogi state, earlier report suggested Senator Dino Melaye was losing but the Senator has bounce back to life last night as he won the Kogi West Senatorial District seat at the National Assembly. He defeated Senator Smart Adeyemi according to the result from INEC office in Lokoja.

Of the seven councils in the district, Melaye won six local government areas.

In Ekiti,APC Won all 3 Senatorial Seats.

PDP Senatorial Candidate Leads In FCT

In Abia , Chief Orji Uzor Kalu won the North senatorial Seat.

Yakubu Dogara Retains House Of Reps Seat In Bauchi

Meanwhile, the INEC chairman said that they had a few issues in Abia, Bayelsa, Benue, Plateau, Zamfara, Sokoto and Kuje in the FCT which were addressed.

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