Presidential election result: Atiku defeats Buhari in FCT


The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic party, PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has defeated President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress, APC, at the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, polls.

Atiku scored 259,997 votes above 152,224 votes garnered by Buhari.

The FCT collation officer, Yahaya Bello while declaring the results said total number of registered voters was 1,335,015.

He also stated that 467,784 was the aggregate number of accredited voters while 423,951 was for the number of valid votes.

But the number of rejected votes, according to Bello, was 27,457 while 451,408 was the aggregate number of votes cast.

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