Atiku Defeats Asiwaju Tinubu, Peter Obi And Others In Akwa Ibom

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential aspirant, Atiku Abubakar, has won the presidential election in Akwa Ibom State with 214,012 votes.

Also, the presidential aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu, came second with 160,620 votes, and Labour Party’s Peter Obi taking third position with 132,683 votes, while the Young Progressives Party (YPP) and New Nigerian People’s Party (NNPP) came fourth and fifth with 27,179 and 7,796 votes collectively.

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Announcing the results on Monday in Uyo, the State capital, the State Collation officer for the 2023 presidential election in Akwa Ibom, Prof. Emmanuel Adigio, who’s the Vice Chancellor of the Nigeria Maritime University, said the total number of votes cast was 587,417.

Adigio said registered voters were 2,357,418, accreditated voters were 594,450, total valid votes were 555,089 while rejected votes were 32,328.


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