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How Tinubu Became President-elect Despite Winning Same States With Atiku,Obi

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The victory of Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has been adjudged as one of kneenly contested in the history of Nigeria since 1999.

Tinubu, former two term governor of Lagos State contested against 18 presidential candidates from 18 political parties.

Former Vice President of Nigeria Atiku Abubakar of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, and two term governor of Anambra state, Peter Obi of the Labour Party,LP, were the close contenders of the president-elect.

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Tinubu who was declared winner by Chairman of the Independent Electoral Commission,INEC, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, on Wednesday, scored a total votes of 8,794,726.

While the runner-up of the contest, Atiku Abubakar scored a total votes of 6,984,520 and Pete Obi who finished third scored a total votes of 6,101,533.

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However, the top three contestants all won 12 state while Rabiu Kwanwaso of the New Nigeria People’s Party won a single states

Below are states won by the top three contestants;

Asiwaju Bola Tinubu (APC)

1. Zamfara
APC – 298,396
PDP – 193,978
LP – 1660

2. Jigawa
APC – 421,390
PDP – 386,587
LP – 1,889

3. Borno
APC – 252,282
PDP – 190,921
LP – 7,205

4. Niger
APC- 375,183
PDP- 284,898
LP – 80,452

5. Kwara
APC- 263,572
PDP- 136,909
LP – 31,166

6. Oyo
APC – 449,884
PDD – 182,977
LP – 99,110

7. Ogun
APC -341,554
PDP – 123,831
LP – 85,829

8. Ondo
APC – 369,924
PDP – 115,463
LP – 47,350

9. Ekiti
APC – 201,494
PDP – 89,554
LP – 11,397

10. Kogi
APC – 231,591
PDP- 88,468
LP – 175,071

11. Benue
APC- 310,468
PDP- 130,081
LP – 308,372

12. Rivers
APC – 231,591
PDP – 88,468
LP – 175,071

Atiku Abubakar (PDP)

1. Kebbi
PDP – 285,175
APC – 248,088
LP – 10,682

2. Sokoto
PDP- 288,679
APC- 285,444
LP – 6,568

3. Katsina
PDP- 489,045
APC – 482,283
LP – 6,376

4. Yobe
PDP- 198,567
APC – 151,459
LP – 2,406

5. Kaduna
PDP- 554,360
APC – 399,293
LP – 294,494

6. Bauchi
PDP- 426,607
APC – 316,694
LP – 27,373

7. Gombe
PDP- 319,123
APC – 146,977
LP – 26,160

8. Adamawa
PDP- 417,611
APC – 182,881
LP – 105,648

9. Taraba
PDP- 189,017
APC – 135,165
LP – 146,315

10. Bayelsa
PDP- 68,818
APC – 42,572
LP- 49,975

11. Akwa ibom
PDP- 214,012
APC – 160,620
LP – 132,683

12. Osun
PDP- 354,366
APC – 343,945
LP – 23,283

Peter Obi (LP)

1. Plateau
LP – 466,272
APC – 307,195
PDP – 243,808

2. FCT
LP – 281,717
APC – 90,902
PDP – 74,194

3. Nassarawa
LP – 191,361
APC – 172,922
PDP – 147,093

4. Lagos
LP – 582,457
APC -572,606
PDP – 75,750

5. Edo
LP – 331,163
APC – 144,471
PDP – 89,585

6. Delta
LP – 341,866
APC – 90,183
PDP – 161,600

7. Cross Rivers
LP – 179,917
APC – 130,520
PDP – 95,425

8. Imo
LP – 360,495
APC – 66,406
PDP – 30,234

9. Enugu
LP – 428,640
APC – 15,749
PDP – 4,772

10. Ebonyi
LP – 259,738
APC – 42,402
PDP – 13,503

11. Anambra
LP – 584,621
APC – 5,111
PDP – 9,036

12. Abia
LP – 327,095
APC – 8,914
PDP – 22,676

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