The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, as the winner of the 2023 presidential election held in Kwara State last Saturday.
According to INEC, Tinubu polled 263,572 of the total votes cast in the presidential election exercise conducted across the 16 Local Government Areas of the state.
While the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, scored 136,909 votes to emerge second and Labour Party (LP) candidate, Peter Obi scored 31,166 to come a distant third.
The results of the election are expected to be transmitted to the National Collation Centre in Abuja.
Peter Obi Wins 5 Of 7 LGA Results Declared So Far In Plateau
Meanwhile, as of reporting time, the presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), Peter Obi, has won five out of the seven local government areas so far declared in Plateau State.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, won two LGAs and the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Tinubu is yet to win any LGAs.
The LP won in Bokkos, Langtang North, Jos East, Riyom, and Barkin Ladi LGAs. The PDP won in Mikang and Langtang South while the APC is yet to win.
According to figures reeled out by the Returning Officers, results from Mikang show APC got 5,044, PDP got 7,211, and LP got 7,201.
In Barkin Ladi LGA, APC got 12,514, LP got 32,489, and PDP got 9,073.