APC defeats PDP in Bauchi

APC Presidential Candidate

The Presidential Candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Muhammadu Buhari, beat the Peoples Democratic Party Candidate, Atiku Abubakar in last Saturday’s presidential election, Bauchi State.

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The All Progressive Congress had 798,428 votes, while the Peoples Democratic Party had 209,313 votes

The State Collation officer, Prof. Alhassan Ghani announced the result after collation from the 20 local government areas of the state on Tuesday in Bauchi.

He said that the state had 2,453,512 registered voters, out of which, 1,075,330 were accredited for the election.

Ghani further added that a total of 1,061,955 votes were cast, out of which APC scored 798,428 votes and PDP scored 209,313 votes.

According to the collation officer, the exercise records a total of 1,024,307 valid votes and 37,648 invalid votes.

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He commended the electorate, stakeholders and party agents for the peaceful elections, commitment, and cooperation throughout the exercise.

Meanwhile, Col. Umaru Tilde (rtd) and Alhaji Salihu Yau, agents of the APC and PDP accepted the result and signed the documents on behalf of their parties.

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