by Christiana Gokyo, Jos
Independent Electoral Commission INEC) has declared Alh. Atiku Abubakar, of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) winner in Bauchi State Presidential election.
While declaring results on Monday evening at Mahmud Yakubu Conference Hall, Bauchi State INEC office, by the State Presidential Returning Officer, Professor Abulkarim Sabo Mohammed, from Federal University, Dutse, in Jigawa State, disclosed this, after collation of the results from the 20 Local Government Areas of the state.
He said, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Atiku Abubakar, won the Presidential election, polling a total of 426,607 votes, while the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and its presidential candidate, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, polled a total of 316,694.
According to him, the NNPP and its candidate polled a total of 72,103, just as the LP and its candidate polled a total of 27,373 votes.
While he gave a total of registered voters in the state as 2,749,268, accredited voters for the election was 899,769, and the total valid votes was 853,516, rejected votes were 29,030 and total votes cast 882,546.