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Buhari wins Yobe with 85% vote

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The Presidential Candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Muhammadu Buhari has swept 85% of votes cast in the state with his closest opponent, Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party trailing behind with just 9% of the votes.

Announcing the results at the INEC Headqaurters in Damaturu, Prof Abubakar Musa Gundiri, Vice Chancellor Federal University, Wukari, Taraba State who is the state Returning Officer for the Presidential Election said President Buhari of the APC pulled a total of APC 497, 914 of 586, 137 total votes cast as against his PDP opponent Atiku Abubakar who scored 50,763 representing 85 and 8.6 respectively.

Prof. Gundiri informed that Yobe has a total of 1, 365,913 registered voters. Out of the figure, he said 601,059 voters were accredited for the election.

He also announced that a total of votes were validated for the election 559,365, just as 26,772 votes were rejected.

Below is the breakdown of the results from local government between APC and PDP:

PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION RESULTS FOR YOBE STATE 2019

1. Bursari APC 22,253 PDP 2,555

2. Jakusko APC 34,424 PDP 3,390

3. Gulani APC 22,858 PDP 2,612

4. Bade APC 42,485 PDP 3,295

5. Nguru APC 36,433 PDP 5,352

6. Yunusari APC 23,837 PDP 939

7. Potiskum APC 62,101 PDP 4,331

8. Fune APC 43,948 PDP 5,707

9. Yusufari APC 22,157 PDP 3,567

10. Fika APC 42,488 PDP , 5522

11. Geidam APC 16,338 PDP 613

12. Tarmuwa APC 12,122 PDP 1,269

13. Damaturu APC 35,772 PDP 2,099

14. Machina APC 14,619 PDP 2,315

15. Karasuwa APC 22,377 PDP 3,692

16. Gujba APC 12,227 PDP 325

17. Nangere APC 31475 PDP 3180

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