Presidential Election: Peter Obi Beats Tinubu In Lagos

The presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), Peter Obi, has won the presidential election in Lagos State.

Obi defeated Bola Tinubu, the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate after the votes were calculated from all the 20 LGAs in the state.

Tinubu is a former Lagos governor and the state is historically his stronghold.

Former vice president Atiku Abubakar who is the candidate for the People’s Democractic Party (PDP) came a distant third according to the results announced at Lagos collation centre.

In total, Tinubu polled 572,606 votes, Obi polled 582,454 while Atiku gots 75,750 votes.

The number of registered votes was put at 6,942,885; accredited voters 1,347,152, valid votes 1,271,451; rejected votes: 64,278 and total votes cast 1,335,729.

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