Obi emerges winner in Tinubu’s LGA

Obi emerges winner in Tinubu’s LGA

Promise Eze

Presidential candidate of Labour Party, Peter Obi, has defeated his All Progressives Congress (APC) rival, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, in Ikeja Local Government Area of Lagos State.

In the results announced by the Collation Officer, Obi polled 30,004 to defeat Tinubu in Ikeja LGA where he (Tinubu) comes from. Tinubu scored 21,216.

Ikeja is the local government area of Bola Tinubu, standard bearer of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

There are 10 wards in the LGA, with 322,600 registered voters and 57,530 accredited to vote.

The INEC REC said the total valid votes were 55, 062 while the rejected votes stood at 2,468

There was no vote cancellation in the LGA.

According to The Cable, Tinubu however won election in seven other LGAs announced so far in the state, including Agege, Epe, Badagry, Lagos Mainland, Ikorodu, Ibeju-Lekki, and Lagos Island.

Lagos state is regarded as the major stronghold of the APC presidential candidate, having served as governor from 1999 to 2007.


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