Obi makes history in Lagos, defeats Tinubu, AtikuPeter Obi makes history in Lagos, defeats Tinubu with almost 10k Votes


The presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), Mr Peter Obi has won the presidential election in Lagos State.

Obi defeated the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu after the votes were calculated from all the 20 Local Government Areas in the state.

Tinubu is a former Lagos State governor and the state is his stronghold.

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, who is the candidate for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), came a distant third according to the results announced at collation centre.

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Obi makes history in Lagos, defeats Tinubu, Atiku

In total, Obi polled 582,454, Tinubu got 572,606 votes, while Atiku reached 75,750 votes.

Full results…

A 3,069
AA 498
AAC 1,597
ADC 5,789
ADP 2,439
APC 572,606
APGA 2,316
APM 709
APP 371
BP 1,837
LP 582,454
NNPP 8,442
LRM 609
PDP 75,750
PRP 1,120
SDP 772
YPP 1,109
ZLP 9,964

Valid votes 1,271,451
Rejected 64,278
Total votes cast 1,335,729