The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has commenced the collation of results for the Presidential elections held on Saturday.
The collation is taking place at the National Collation Centre inside the International Conference Centre in the Nation’s capital Abuja.
INEC Chairman, Prof Mahmood Yakubu, has commenced the process by calling on the party agents to inspect the materials for the collation of results to ensure that they are in order.
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This was followed by the collation of results for Ekiti State.
President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has emerged victorious in Ekiti State in the 2019 Presidential election.
it was confirmed the official result from the Independent Electoral National Commission (INEC) office in Ado-Ekiti LGA on Sunday.
Buhari defeated his main rival and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar.
Buhari scored 219231 to defeat Atiku who polled 154,032 in the state.
The APC also won two of the Senate seats for the state and several House of Representatives seats.
Ekiti is the first state to complete collation as confirmed by Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, the INEC chairman earlier on Sunday.
Prof. Yakubu is expected to announce the Ekiti result at the National Collation Center in Abuja soon.
See full result from Ekiti:
TOTAL VALID VOTES: 381,132
REJECTED VOTES: 12,577
TOTAL VOTES CAST: 393,703
See full result from Osun:
Total No: Reg Voters: 1,674,729
Total No: of Accredited: 732,984
Total Votes Cast: 731,882
Total Valid Votes: 714,682
Rejected Votes: 17200