#NigeriaDecides2023: Labour Party’s Peter Obi Defeats Bola Tinubu In Lagos
The presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), Peter Obi has won the presidential election in Lagos state.
The former Lagos governor defeated Bola Tinubu, the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, after the votes were calculated from all the 20 LGAs in the state.
Tinubu is a former Lagos governor and the state is historically his stronghold.
Tinubu polled 572,606 behind Obi who had 582,354. Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) garnered 75,750 votes, while Rabiu Kwankwaso of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) and Adewole Adebayo of Social Democratic Party (SDP) had 8,442 and 772 respectively.
The number of registered votes was put at 6,942,885; accredited voters 1,347,152, valid votes 1,271,451; rejected votes: 64,278 and total votes cast 1,335,729.
KanyiDaily had also reported how the presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar has won a total of 18 out of 23 local government results in Akwa Ibom.