Buhari wins presidential election in Adamawa

Muhammadu Buhari talking
President Muhammadu Buhari

The All Progressives Congress presidential candidate, Muhammadu Buhari, has flogged his major rival President Goodluck Jonathan in Adamawa state, pulling 14 Local Governments areas in the state against seven won by the president.

Declaring the result Monday evening, the state returning officer, Okogbaa Geoffrey, who is the Vice Chancellor of Federal University Wukari, announced that APC scored 374,701 against the ruling PDP that polled 251,664.

In the presidential election results for Madagali, PDP scored 4,997 while APC polled 3,331 as PDM scored 0 votes.
In Lamurde LG, APC scored 7,322 votes while PDP polled 17, 919.

In Michika Local Government PDP scored 6,762, APC 3,527.

The result also showed that in Maiha, APC scored 15,432 as PDP polled 2,603. In Hong Local Government, the home town of former minister of Health, Aliyu Idi Hong, APC got the highest votes of 17, 365, while PDP got 16, 662.

Similarly, Mayo Belwa, the local government of impeached Governor, Murtala Nyako, APC polled 24,483 followed by PDP which scored 17, 789.

In Yola South Local Government, Nuhu Ribadu’s home town, APC scored 39,019 defeating PDP which polled 10,988 votes.

The story was also the same in Yola North where both former PDP National Chairman, Bamanga Tukur, and Mr. Jonathan’s link man, Hassan Adamu (Wakilin Adamawa), cast their votes. There, APC trounced PDP with 47, 139 against PDP’s 13, 790 votes.

In Toungo, LG, APC got 6,891 against PDP that polled 4,239. In Mubi North, APC also scored the highest votes of 20,641 votes as PDP polled 12,964.

In Shelleng, APC scored 14,656 while PDP polled 9,053. In Guyuk, APC scored 9,575 as PDP took the leade with 19,808.

PDP also won in Song Local Government with 18,495 while APC scored 17, 354.

In Ganye, APC scored highest votes of 24,611 while PDP has 8,551.

In Gombi APC had 13, 603, PDP 12,035 and KOWA 71 votes.

APC scored 27,082 votes in Jada, while PDP had 12,257. However, in Demsa the ruling PDP won with 19,625 votes against its rival APC which has 6,211 votes.

In Numan local government, APC scored 10,501 votes, while PDP secured 19,036 votes.

In Fufore APC polled 32,596 and PDP scored 8,874.

The result also shows that in Mubi South APC scored 17, 655 against the PDP, 5,950.


Nigeria map showing states the 2 leading parties have won so far according the results announced by INEC.


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