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:
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.
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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.
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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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