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.
APC -12, 543
PDP- 22, 693
PDP- 8, 813
PDP- 15, 992