BREAKING: Atiku Breaks Into Tinubu’s Stronghold, Takes Osun
The Presidential candidate of People Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has won 20 out of 30 Local Government areas in Osun State, leaving his All…
The Presidential candidate of People Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has won 20 out of 30 Local Government areas in Osun State, leaving his All Progressives Congress (APC) rival, Bola Tinubu, won 10 Local Government areas.
According to the results collated and officially announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) State collation officer for the presidential election, Folashade Ogunsoa, out of the 1,954,800 registered voters in Osun state, 759,362 were accredited for the elections.
The INEC state collation officer announced that Atiku scored 354,366 votes while Tinubu scored 343,945 out of 756,744 total votes cast in the state.
The Candidates of the Labour Party, Pater Obi got 23,283 votes while Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso of New Nigerian Peoples Party (NNPP) got 713 votes.
Out of 733,203 total valid votes, there were 23,541 rejected votes.
PDP candidates won all the 3 Senatorial and the 9 house of representatives seats in the state.
Agents of political parties, Adebayo Adediran, NNPP, Lanre Fadahunsi, LP, Rasaki Adeosun, APC and Hashim Abioye of PDP expressed satisfaction with the process and commended INEC for the hitch free exercise.