Buhari vs Atiku: INEC announces winner of presidential election in Lagos


President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has defeated the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar in Lagos State.

Buhari polled 580,825 votes to defeat his main rival, Abubakar, who had 448,015 in the state.

The result was announced by the state collation officer, Prof: F.K Salako at the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, collation center in Abuja, on Tuesday.

According to Salako, the total number of registered voters included: 6,313,507; total number of accredited; 1,196,490: total votes cast; 1,156,590

total valid votes: 1,089,567 and rejected votes include: 67,023