Tinubu defeats Atiku, Obi in Niger



Uba Group

Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has defeated Atiku Abubakar of the People’s Democratic Party and two other rivals in Niger State.

The former Lagos State governor won in 21 out of the 25 local government areas in the state.

Atiku won in three LGAs, while the Labour Party candidate, Peter Obi won in Suleja.

The Niger State Collation Officer, Clement Allawa, who announced the election results, said the APC candidate polled 375,183 votes while his PDP rival scored 284,898 votes.

Obi got 80,452 votes while Rabiu Kwankwaso of the New Nigeria Peoples Party recorded 21,836 votes.