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he Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu has said that the commission is going to take the results from the remaining states.

Results from 27 states have already been taking including FCT.

The second collation day commenced with Niger state which also went to the APC with 612,371 votes to 218, 052 for PDP. There are 2,375,568 registered voters across the 15 Local Government Areas (LGAs) and 911,964 accredited voters.

The state recorded a total vote cast of 896,976 and 851,937 valid votes. 45 votes were rejected while 71,200 were cancelled.

In Jigawa state Buhari scored 794,738 against Atiku’s 289,895 votes.



Jigawa with 27 LGAs, has 2 ,104,889 registered voter population of which 1,171,801 were accredited to vote while the State recorded a total vote cast of 1,149,922 .

The recorded valid vote for Jigawa is 1,106,244 while 43, 678 votes were rejected.

Kaduna state also go to Buhari with 993,445 votes as against PDP’s 640, 612 votes.

Atiku fought back in Anambra state with 524,738 votes as against APC 33,298.

He also had a slim victory in Oyo state as PDP scored 366,690 as against 365,229 for APC.

Adamawa also went into the bag of PDP candidate who happens to be from that state. He won with 410,266 votes against Buhari’s 378,078 votes.



Adamawa with 21 LGAs has 1,959,322 registered population with only 874,920 accredited voters.

The total valid vote is 811,534 while rejected votes are 49,222 given a total number of 860,756.

Bauchi went to the APC scored 798,428 while PDP scored 209,313. Valid vote 1,024, 307 rejected votes 37,648 and total vote cast is 1,061, 955

APC also captured Lagos votes as it edged PDP with 580,825 against the opposition’s 448,015.

The ruling party also followed with victory in Ogun state where it scored 281,762 as against PDP’s 194, 655. The registered number of voters for Ogun state is 2,336,887 while 613,399 was accredited and total vote cast stood at 605,938.

Edo state with 18 Local Government Areas and 2,150,127 registered voters, went to Atiku of the PDP with a vote of 275, 691 as against Muhammmed Buhari who scored 267,842 votes.

Accredited voters the poll was 604,915 while total valid vote is 560,711. The total rejected poll is 38, 517, given a total vote cast 599, 228.

The number of cancellation which was carried out in 48 polling units is 42,176.

The vote of Benue state went to PDP as it pulled a narrow margin victory over the ruling party with a figure of 356,817 as against APC’s 347,668.

Edo with a voter populations of 2, 391,276 has a total vote cast of 763,872, while the valid vote is 728,912.

The rejected vote is 34,960 while 122,989 votes were cancelled in 172 polling units.

Atiku also picked Imo with 334,923 votes as against APC’s 140,463 votes.

There are 2,037,569 registered voters while 585,741 were accredited to vote. The valid vote is 511,586 and rejected vote is 31,191. Hence, the total vote cast is 542,777 while 63,048 votes were cancelled in 97 polling units in twelve LGAs.

Plateau state also gave its vote to Atiku as he scored 548,665 while Buhari scored 468,555.

The registered voter population is 2,423, 381 while accredited voter for the election is 1,074,042.

The total valid vote is 1,034,853 and the total vote cast is 1,063,862. The number of rejected vote is 28,009.

Kano as expected went to Buhari who scored 1,464,768 against Atiku’s 392,593 votes. Kano which has a total registered vote population of 5,381,581 only second to Lagos recorded the highest turnout with 2,006,410 accredited voters.

The total vote cast is 1,964,751 while valid vote stood at 1,891,134. Rejected vote is 73,617 and the cancelled vote is 43,900, affecting 69 polling units.

Katsina also went the way of Buhari who scored 1,232,133 against Atiku’s 308,056.

Buhari hails from Katsina state which has 3r LGAs.

The total registered voters is 3,219,422 while 1,628,865 were accredited for the election. The total valid vote in Katsina is 1,555,473 while 1,619,185 vote cast stood.

The rejected vote is 63,712 and the cancelled vote is 12,027.

Taraba which is the last state taken before going on an hour break went to the PDP with 374,743 votes as against APC’s 326 996 votes.

The total registered vote is 1,777,105 while the accredited voter is 756 111.

712 877 valid votes was recorded while the rejected vote is 28,687 and the total vote cast is 741,564.

Cancellation of votes happened in the polling units across 12 LGAs, which affected 45,066 voters.



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