Obi secures emphatic victory over Atiku, Tinubu in FCT, Delta, Anambra

Our reporter| Peter Obi, the presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), has won the election in the federal capital territory (FCT), Delta, and Anambra state.

Obi defeated Bola Tinubu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) after the summation of all six area councils in the FCT.

He polled 281,717 votes while Tinubu got 90,902 votes.

Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), came a distant third with 74,199 votes.

Obi won the presidential election in the FCT with a 190,815 votes margin.

He secured victory in four area councils while Tinubu won in two.

The LP candidate also won convincingly in Delta state with 341, 866 votes.

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He defeated the PDP and APC candidates who got 161, 600, and 90,183 votes respectively.

Delta is the state of Ifeanyi Okowa, the vice-presidential candidate of the PDP.

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC also declared the Labour Party, LP presidential candidate, Mr. Peter Obi, the winner of Saturday’s Presidential election in Anambra State.

Obi swept all the 21 local government areas in the state by a wide margin.

Prof Nnenna Otti, Vice Chancellor of the Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO) who worked as the Anambra State collation officer announced the result at exactly 12:50 pm.

“The total number of registered voters is 2,536,156 and accredited voters were 628,590, she said.

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“At the end of the exercise, parties scored the following votes;
A – 343
AA – 108
AAC – 1012
ADC – 208
ADP – 299
APC – 5,111
APGA – 7,388
APM – 325
APD – 148
BP – 514
LP – 584,621
NNPP – 1,967
NRM – 118
PDP – 9,036
PRP – 62
SDP – 84
YPP – 1997
ZLP -1,420”

Anambra State had a total valid vote of 613,861. Void votes were 10,751 and the total votes cast were 624,612.

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