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Atiku floors Buhari in FCT

Atiku Abubakar, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has defeated the All Progressives Congress flag bearer, Muhammadu Buhari, in the Federal Capital Territory after polling a total of 259 997 votes against the incumbent’s 152,224.

Record of total votes cast in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory is put at 451, 408.

Meanwhile, Buhari was earlier declared winner in Ekiti and Osun States, the first two states officially announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Monday.

In Ekiti, President Buhari conquered the PDP candidate by 65,199 votes after polling a total 219,231 votes as against Atiku’s 154,032 votes cast.

According to the INEC Returning Officer and the Vice Chancellor of the University of Ibadan, Professor Idowu Olayinka, the total number of registered voters in the state is 899,919 and the total number of accredited voters is 395,741.

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