President Jonathan Leads As INEC Releases Election Results From 9 States

President Jonathan Leads As INEC Releases Election Results From 9 States

By News Desk | The Trent on March 30, 2015
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As Nigerians eagerly await the announcement of the result for the presidential elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced the results of collated results from 8 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja.

The states are: Ekiti, Nasarawa, Oyo, Ondo, Osun, Kogi, Enugu and Ogun States.

According to results released by INEC, the number of votes for the two major contenders – President Goodluck Jonathan of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and General Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the aforementioned states are as follows:

EKITI STATE:  PDP- 176,466; APC – 120,331

NASARAWA STATE: PDP – 273,460; APC – 236,838

OYO STATE: PDP – 303,376; APC – 528,620

ONDO STATE: PDP – 251,368; APC – 299,889

OSUN STATE: PDP – 249,929; APC – 383,603

KOGI STATE: 149,987; APC – 264,851

ENUGU STATE: PDP – 553,003; APC – 14,157

OGUN STATE: PDP – 207,950; APC – 308,290

FCT: PDP – 157,195; APC – 146,399

TOTAL VOTES:

PDP – 2,322,735

APC – 2,302,978

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