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2019 Election: Buhari Floors Atiku in Lagos With 132,798 Votes Margin

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By Okunade Adekunle, Lagos

President Muhammadu Buhari has defeated the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential Candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, in Saturday’s presidential election in Lagos State, by 132,798 votes margin.

In the results announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Yaba, Lagos, on Monday afternoon, the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, President Muhammadu Buhari won in 15 local governments out of 20 local government areas of the state, while the PDP candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, won in 5 local governments.

However, the final results see Buhari polling 580,814 votes to defeat Abubakar, who got 448,016 votes in keenly contested election.

Atiku won in Amuwo Odofin, Ajeromi-Ifelodun , Eti Osa, Ojo and Surulere Local governments which are dominated by the South East and South South indigenes. Buhari won in the rest local governments.

The final results are as follows:

Ojo Local Govt
APC: 24, 333
PDP: 29, 019

Oshodi Isolo Local Govt
APC: 29, 860
PDP: 28, 806

Eti Osa Local Govt
APC: 20, 962
PDP: 25, 216

Ikeja Local Govt
APC: 23,738
PDP: 21,518

Surulere Local Govt
APC: 30, 621
PDP: 31, 603

Somolu Local Govt
APC: 28, 418
PDP: 21, 978

Agege Local Govt
APC: 36, 443
PDP: 16,497

Apapa Local Govt
APC: 18, 170
PDP: 11, 295

Kosofe Local Govt
APC: 39, 216
PDP: 28, 715

Mushin Local Govt
APC: 43, 543
PDP: 20, 277

Ifako-Ijaiye Local Govt
APC: 33, 419
PDP: 18, 100

Lagos Mainland Local Govt
APC: 22,684
PDP: 15,137

Ikorodu Local Govt
APC: 40, 719
PDP: 21, 252

Ibeju Lekki Local Govt
APC: 12,179
PDP: 9,222.

Lagos Island Local Govt
APC: 27,452
PDP: 7,396

Epe Local Govt
APC: 17, 710
PDP: 13, 305

Badagry Local Govt
APC: 21, 417
PDP: 17, 936.

Alimosho Local Govt

APC 65,206
PDP: 44, 461

Ajeromi Ifelodun Local Govt
PDP: 31,971
APC: 28,152

Amuwo Odofin Local Govt
APC: 16,670
PDP: 34, 313

Total votes polled by APC : 580,814
Total votes polled by PDP: 448,016
The votes Margin : 132,798

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