The All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, has again defeated the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, President Goodluck Jonathan, in Saturday’s presidential election in Kwara, Kogi and Jigawa States.
According to Punch, the results from the 16 local government areas of the state collated on Monday morning and anchored by the state Returning Officer, Prof. Musbau Akanji, had Gen. Buhari with 302,146 votes to defeat Jonathan who got 132,602 votes.
Also, in Kogi state, Gen Buhari was declared the winner of the presidential election. The Kogi INEC Collation Officer Prof. Adikwu Michael while making the announcement at the state’s secretariat in Lokoja this morning said Buhari pulled 264,851 votes out of the total 439,287 votes that was cast in the state. President Jonathan only had 149,987 votes.
Additionally, Buhari was also declared the winner in Jigawa state. The INEC returning officer, Prof. James Ayatsa, Vice Chancellor of Federal University Katsina announced this victory for APC confirming that Gen. Buhari had a total of 885, 988 votes while President Jonathan pulled a total of 143, 904 votes.