#NigeriaDecides: Buhari wins Lagos in a close race against President Jonathan

Lagos APC Deputy Chairman, Mr. Omolaja Odumbaku; APC South West Leader, Mrs Kemi Nelson; Gov. Babatunde Fashola of Lagos; Gov. Rochas Okorocha of Imo and Lagos APCGovernorship Candidate, Mr. Akinwumi Ambode, At The Lagos APC Rally at FESTAC in Lagos

The presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Muhammadu Buhari, polled 792,460 votes to emerge the winner in a closely contested race against President Goodluck Jonathan in Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial capital.

Mr. Jonathan, who is contesting under the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, polled 632,327.

Out of the 20 local government areas in Lagos State, the APC won 15 while PDP won five.

Akin Orebiyi, the state Resident Electoral Commissioner, urged any aggrieved party to approach the Election Petitions Tribunal which he said would be constituted soon.

 

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