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#NigeriaDecides: Buhari defeats Atiku with 447,151 votes margin in Yobe

Atiku and Buhari.

The candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC), President Muhammadu Buhari, has been declared winner of the Saturday’s presidential election in Yobe state.

The state’s Presidential Collation Officer, Professor Abubakar Gunduri, who is the Vice Chancellor of Federal University Wukari, announced that after collation of results from the 17 local government areas of Yobe state.

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Announcing the results on Monday, Gunduri said Muhammadu Buhari of the APC, had scored a total of 497,914 votes against his opponent of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar that polled 50,763.

The collation officer said the state has a total of 1,365,913 registered voters out of which 601,059 were accredited for the election.

He also announced that the exercise has recorded the total of 559,365 as valid votes, 26,772 rejected and 4,407 were cancelled due smart card readers’ issues in Fune, Nangere and Yusufari local government areas.

Damaturu:

APC  35,772

PDP  2,090

 

Gaidam:

APC  16,338

PDP    613

 

Nguru:

APC   36,433

PDP   5,352

 

Bade:

APC   42,485

PDP  3,295

 

Yunusari:

APC   23,837

PDP   939

 

Karasuwa:

APC   22,377

PDP   3,692

 

Yusufari: 

APC  22,157

PDP  3,567

 

Potiskum:

APC   62,101

PDP  4,331

 

Fune LGA:

APC  43,948

PDP   5,707

 

Jakusko:

APC   34,424

PDP  3,390

 

Bursari:

APC   22,253

PDP   2,555

 

Gulani:

APC   22,585

PDP   2,612

 

Fika:

APC   42,488

PDP   5,522

 

Machina:

APC  14,619

PDP   2,315

 

Tarmuwa:

APC  12,122

PDP   1,269

 

Gujba:

APC   12,227

PDP   325

 

Nangere:

APC  31,475

PDP  3,180

 

Total number of votes scored by APC is: 497,914

Total number of votes scored by PDP is:  50,763

Votes by margin between APC & PDP: 447,151

Total number of registered voters: 1,365,913

Total number of accredited voters: 601,059

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