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Buhari Beats Atiku In Lagos With Over 130,000 Votes

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Peter John
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President Muhammadu Buhari has won the Presidential election in Lagos State, by defeating his rival, Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, with a 132,798 vote margin.
The margin was lower than the 160,143 votes with which Buhari defeated Jonathan in 2015 in the megapolis. Buhari then polled 792,460 votes, while Jonathan got 632,327.
In the latest results announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in Yaba area of Lagos, Southwest Nigeria on Monday afternoon, Buhari polled 580,814 votes to beat Atiku, who got 448,016 votes in keenly contested election.
While Buhari won in 15 Local Government Areas of Lagos, Atiku won in five councils, heavily populated by South East residents.
The full result:
Ibeju/Lekki LG
APC: 12,179
PDP: 9,222
Lagos lsland LG
APC: 27,452
PDP: 7,396
Apapa LG
APC-18,170
PDP-11,295

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