Atiku wins the election in Kebbi State. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has been announced the winner of Saturday’s presidential election in Kebbi State with 285,175 votes.
This is a smashing victory for him as he currently has 7 states in his favor.
The state collation officer announced that the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, polled 248,088 votes.
Labour Party (LP) candidate, Peter Obi, also scored 10,682 votes. He gave the state total registered voters as 1,983,985. The number of accredited voters as 599,201. The total votes cast were 591,475. The total number of valid votes, was 559,522 while 31,953 votes were rejected.
The Director-General, PDP Presidential Campaign Council, Kebbi State and party agent, Alhaji Bala Dole has expressed appreciation to voters.
Meanwhile, the All Progressives Congress (APC) agent, Alhaji Ja’afar Ahmed, has insisted that there were issues with the result, saying that the exercise was characterised by violence, late arrival of election materials, malfunctioning of BIVAS as well as inducement in different forms.
In response, the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in the State, Alhaji Ahmed Bello-Mahmud said that the election was free, fair, devoid of problems.