…And Buhari wins in Abuja… #NigeriaDecides

General Muhammadu Buhari
General Muhammadu Buhari
General Muhammadu Buhari seems to be gaining momentum as election results trickle in from across the country, as he adds the Federal Capital Territory to his victory in the Southwest and some states in the north.
All Progressives Congress (APC) polled 10,853 to Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) 7,762 votes.
It would be recalled that Buhari beat President Goodluck Jonathan at the Presidential Villa polling units, winning by 613 votes to 595.
A breakdown of votes received by political parties show ACPN 14, ADC 11, APC 10, 853, NCP 25, PDP 7,762, PPN 16, UDP 03, APA 26, AA 09, KOWA 03, CPP 16, HDP 02, AD 05 and UPP 02.
Similarly, APC senatorial candidate, Senator Sidi Ali who hails from Abaji polled 9,840 to defeat the incumbent and PDP candidate, Senator Philip Tanimu Aduda who scored 8,749 and for the House of Representatives, APC scored, 10,047 and PDP, 8,215.
The Returning Officer, Dr. Abdullahi Mohammed Evuti of the Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Abuja told journalists that no problem recorded despite some hitches of logistics and card readers’ failure, even as he revealed that the council has 10 wards and the total number of registered voters is 42, 401, while accredited voters is 20, 017.


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