President Muhammadu Buhari has emerged victorious in his polling unit at Daura.
Buhari who cast his vote at 8:30 reportedly defeated the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar in his Sarkin Yara polling unit with a ‘wide margin’.
The APC polled in 523 while the PDP polled 3 votes.
Buhari’s media aide, Bashir Ahmaad confirmed this in a post on his verified Twitter page
He wrote: “President Buhari wins his Sarkin Yara polling unit with a ‘wide margin’.
“APC = 523, PDP = 03 Moving onto the NextLevel!”
Meanwhile, president Muhammadu Buhari has defeated the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party at his polling unit in Adamawa.
Wild jubilation broke out following the announcement that Mr Buhari scored 186 votes to defeat Atiku Abubakar, who got 167 votes.
Atiku’s loyalists were quick to play up the figure as a remarkable showing for their candidate, despite its closeness, saying the unit has been historically won by Mr Buhari, who has stood in every presidential election since 2003.
The results from Atiku’s polling unit are amongst some of the early returns trickling in from across the country in today’s presidential and federal parliamentary elections.