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Buhari Wins Obasanjo’s Polling Unit, Osinbajo Loses Own Unit

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Buhari and Obasanjo

President Muhammadu Buhari defeated his major challenger, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar at the polling unit of former President Olusegun Obasanjo in Abeokuta, Ogun state capital.

Obasanjo who had openly supported the candidacy of Atiku was however unable to deliver his polling unit for the PDP.

While the All Progressives Congress (APC) secured 87 votes in the presidential election, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) got just 18 votes.

However, Vice president Yemi Osinbajo lost his polling unit in Victoria Garden City to Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the PDP.

In the result announced minutes 00.20 am on Sunday, the PDP won in the two voting points of the Polling Unit 033.

For the presidential election, the PDP polled 425 votes while the APC had 229.

The PDP had 414 votes in the senatorial election, while the APC had 261.

For the House of Representatives election, the PDP had 268 while the APC came third with 190 votes.

Musician-turned politician, Olubankole Wellington, Banky W came second at the unit with 212 votes.

Elections started in the polling unit at 10:30 a.m. and the last voter cast his vote at exactly 7 p.m.

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