Official: Atiku records slim victory over Buhari in Oyo – INEC

Atiku Abubakar

Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has won the presidential election conducted in Oyo State.

Atiku won 18 out of the 33 local government areas of the state while Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) won in 15 LGAs.

Results announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday show that Atiku polled 366,690 votes while Buhari got 365,229 votes.

Total number of registered voters was put at 2,796,542. Number of accredited voters was 905,007. A total number of 891,080 votes were cast. Valid Votes were put at 836,531 while 54,549 votes were rejected.

The AAC scored 4,041, ADC: 40,830, ADP: 25,384 and SDP: 766.

Atiku won in Ibarapa east, Ibarapa north, Ogbomosho north, Ogbomosho south, Afijio, Saki east, Kajola, Iwajowa, Ibadan north west and Olorunsogo.

The PDP candidate also won in Ona Ara, Surulere, Ibadan North, Ogo-Oluwa, Akinyele, Orire, Lagelu and Ibadan North east.

Buhari emerged winner in Egbeda, Irepodun, Oluyole, Itesiwaju, Saki west, Atisbo, Iseyin, Orelope, Ibarapa central, Ido, Oyo east, Atiba, Oyo West, Ibadan south west and Ibadan South east.