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Nigeria Elections 2023: Peter Obi wins Cross River State Comfortably

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The Labour Party presidential candidate, Peter Obi, has won the presidential election in Cross River State.

The All Progressives Congress candidate, Bola Tinubu, came second while the Peoples Democratic Party candidate, Atiku Abubakar, came a distant third.

See the summary of results below;

Total registered voters 1691642
Total accredited voters 444880
Total valid votes 416968
Rejected votes 24608
Total votes cast 441576

Votes won by parties:
A 425
AA 221
AAC 406
ADC 2268
APP 885
APC 130520
APGA 618
APM 535
APP 252
BP 414
LP 179917
NNPP 1644
NRM 371
PDP 95425
PRP 822
SDP 290
YPP 422
ZLP 1533

State Collation Officer of Presidential Election: Prof Akpofure Rim-Rukeh

In a major twist, the Taraba state governor, Darius Ishaku lost his bid to go to the  red chamber.

READ ALSO: Elections 2023: Obi Defeats Tinubu, Atiku To Win FCT

Ishaku, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) senatorial candidate, lost to David Jimkuta, the All Progressives Congress (APC) flagbearer.

Adeyeye Solomon, the returning officer for the senatorial election, said Jimkuta scored 85,415 votes to defeat Ishaku who got 45,708 votes.

The returning officer said the APC candidate won in all the local government areas including the governor’s home town of Takum.

READ ALSO: Elections 2023: Peter Obi Wins Nasarawa State

KOKO TV reports that results from the various local government areas that make up the zone indicate that the APC candidate polled 17,607 votes in Donga LGA while Ishaku clinched 10,492 votes.

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