Peter Obi defeats Atiku and Tinubu in Edo

Peter Obi defeats Atiku and Tinubu in Edo

Promise Eze

The Labour Party presidential candidate for the 2023 election, Peter Obi, has defeated Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (APC), and Bola Ahmed Tinubu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo state.

The Independent National Electoral Commission’s (INEC) collation officer in Edo State, Professor Nyaudoh Ndaeyo announced on Tuesday morning that Obi polled 331,163 to win the state, while the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Bola Ahmed Tinubu scored 144,471.

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar came third by scoring 89,585.

According to Ndaeyo, 603, 894 voters were accredited out of the 2,501,081, who registered for the exercise, the valid votes were 581,266, rejected votes were 19,129, and the votes cast were 600,395.


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