Jonathan beats Buhari in Nasarawa

Nasarawa on map
Nasarawa on map

President Goodluck Jonathan of the Peoples Democratic Party has defeated Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress in the APC-controlled Nasarawa state.

According to results released Monday morning in Lafia, the Nasarawa state capital, the Inedpendent National Electoral Commission said Mr. Jonathan polled a total 273,460 to beat Mr. Buhari who scored 236,838.

Mr. Jonathan won seven of the 13 local government areas of the state while Mr. Buhari won 6.

Mr. Buhari won the state capital, Lafia, and most of the local government areas in the Western Zone, namely Keffi, Toto, and Nasarawa.

Others are Wamba in Nasarawa North senatorial district and Awe in the southern senatorial district

On the other hand, Mr. Jonathan won Karu the gateway local government area, as well as Obi, Doma, Keana, , Nasarawa Eggon, Akwanga and Kokona local government areas.

The break down of the results are as follows.

Obi
APC -12, 543
PDP- 22, 693

Keana

APC-7, 515

PDP- 8, 813

Doma

APC-12, 903
PDP-19, 178

Kokona

APC-14, 500
PDP-23,682

Awe

APC-13,855
PDP-9,954

Keffi

APC-26,796
PDP-9,735

Nasarawa Eggon

APC-7,574
PDP-44, 825

Akwanga

APC-10, 823
PDP- 15, 992

Nasarawa

APC-29,796
PDP-19, 889

Toto

APC-19, 917
PDP-14, 230

Lafia

APC-53, 008
PDP-51, 633

Karu

APC-15, 099
PDP-22, 711

Wamba

APC-12,958
PDP-8,353


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