By Yetunde Oladejo, Osogbo
President Muhammadu Buhari and the Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has emerged the winner of the last Saturday Presidential election in Osun State.
Prof. Toyin Ogundipe, the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Lagos said Buhari beats his closest rival, Atiku Abubakar, of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Ogundipe declared that Buhari polled 347,634 votes while Abubakar got 337,377 votes.
He won 18 of the 30 Local Government Areas in the State while Abubakar won 12.
Osun State Presidential election results:
No of registered voters: 1,674,729
No of accredited voters:732,984
APC – 347,634
PDP – 337,377
Total valid votes – 714,682
Rejected votes – 17,200
Total votes cast – 731, 882
Votes from cancellation – 12082