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INEC declares first result – Buhari wins Ekiti State

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) made the first official declaration of result of the presidential election announcing President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as the winner of the contest in Ekiti state.

In the result announced by the returning officer, Professor Idowu Olayinka, vice chancellor of the University of Ibadan, Buhari of the APC polled 219,231 votes, while Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party  (PDP) got 154,032 votes.

Total valid votes were 381,132, rejected votes 12,577, while total votes were 393 709.

The APC has already won two of the Senate seats for the state and several House of Representative seats.

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