President Muhammadu Buhari has being announced to have won the Presidential election in Lagos State, by defeating his closest rival, Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, with a total of 132,798 votes margin.
The margin was lower than the 160,143 votes with which Buhari defeated Jonathan in 2015 in the megapolis. Recall then that President Muhammadu Buhari polled 792,460 votes, while Jonathan got 632,327.
In the latest results announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in Yaba area of Lagos, Southwest Nigeria on Monday afternoon, Buhari polled 580,814 votes to beat Atiku, who got 448,016 votes in keenly contested election.
While Buhari won in 15 Local Government Areas of Lagos, Atiku won in five councils, heavily populated by South East residents.
See the full results below:
Lagos lsland LG
Ifako Ijaiye LG
Lagos Mainland LG
APC : 39,216
PDP : 34,312
PDP: 31, 971