The APC presidential candidate, President Muhammadu Buhari, has got the better of Atiku Abubakar of the PDP in six local government areas in his home state of Katsina.
Buhari and Atiku are the leading contenders for Nigeria’s highest office.
Professor Fatima Mukhtar, the INEC state collation officer, announced that Buhari defeated Atiku in Daura, his local government, Matazu, Ingawa, Kurfi, Sandamu and Rimi.
Here are the results as announced by the INEC official:
Accredited voters 43,818
Total vote cast: 43,611
Registered voters: 64,407
Registered voters: 80,139
PDP – 7,625
Total vote cast: 39,161
Registered voters: 66,163
Total vote cast: 35,900
Cancellation 3 units: 1088 over voting.
Total vote cast:39,029
More results are still being expected from the President’s home state as collation is ongoing.