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Atiku wins Oyo state


tiamin rice

Former Vice President of Nigeria and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar has won the Presidential election held across the 33 local government areas in Oyo state.

Mr Abubakar won with 366,640 to defeat President Muhammadu Buhari of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, who scored 365,229 votes in the election held on Saturday.

The results were released on Monday by INEC Chief Collation Officer for Oyo State Presidential Election, Prof. AbdulKareem Suleiman-Age.

Suleiman-Age is the Vice Chancellor of the University of Ilorin.

The results showed that Atiku won in Ibarapa East, Ibarapa North, Ogbomosho North, Ogbomosho South, Afijio, Saki East, Kajola, Iwajowa, Ibadan North West and Olorunsogo.

Others are: Ona Ara, Surulere, Ibadan North, Ogo-Oluwa, Akinyele, Orire, Lagelu and Ibadan North East.

Buhari emerged winner in Egbeda, Irepodun, Oluyole, Itesiwaju, Saki West, Atisbo, Iseyin, Orelope, Ibarapa Central, Ido, Oyo East, Atiba, Oyo West, Ibadan South West and Ibadan South East.

In Iwajowa local government, PDP polled 7,477 votes, as against APC that scored 6,528.

In Irepodun local government, APC scored 11,688 votes and PDP garnered 4,244 votes.

Collation results from Ibarapa North Local Government Area showed that APC won with 9,070 votes, while PDP scored 6,587 votes.

The collation of the presidential election results which took place at the INEC collation centre inside the commission’s State Office in Ibadan, commenced at exactly 5:30 p.m. on Sunday and ended at 3:10 p.m. on Monday.

The Oyo state Commissioner of Police, Shina Olukolu, Sector Commander of the FRSC, Cecilia Alao, State Director of National Orientation Agency, NOA, Dolapo Dosunmu and representatives of the Nigeria Immigration Service, NDLEA and the Nigeria Prisons Service, witnessed the exercise.


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