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JUST IN: Tinubu Loses Buhari’s State, Katsina, To Atiku



JUST IN: Tinubu Loses Buhari’s State, Katsina, To Atiku

The Presidential Candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Bola Ahmed Tinubu has lost the presidential election in President Muhammadu Buhari’s state, Katsina to the Peoples Democratic Party.

Abubakar secured a total of 489,045 to edge out the All Progressives Congress candidate Bola Tinubu who polled 482,283 votes and other candidates.

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He was declared winner of the poll by the Returning Officer of the state, Professor Mua’zu Abubakar Gusau, who is also the Vice-Chancellor of the Federal University Gusau, at the INEC Presidential Election Collation Centre in Katsina.

The PDP candidate won 13 out of the state’s 34 LGAs with APC’s Tinubu winning 21 LGAs.

Despite winning fewer LGAs, Mr Abubakar was able to secure victory in the state which had voted by a landslide in support of President Buhari in 2015 and 2019 and which also has an APC Governor.

To pull off a victory in the state, Mr Abubakar won Batsari, Mashi, Kurfi, Batagarawa, Dutsinma, Kusada, Mani, Kankia, Kankara, Bakori, Jibia, Katsina and Safana LGAs and secured significant votes in the other LGAs.


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