The Peoples Democratic Party candidate, Atiku Abubakar, recorded a landslide victory in Anambra State polling 524,738 votes to defeat President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress who recorded 33,298 votes.
The PDP vice presidential candidate, Peter Obi, is from Anambra State.
Results announced from all 21 local government areas in the state showed Mr Abubakar led with about 491,440 votes, having won in all the LGAs.
At 2 a.m. Francis Otunta, the Vice-Chancellor of Michael Okpara University, accepted and announced the result from Idemili North, the last local government.
Below is how both candidates fared:
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