The Peoples Democratic Celebration (PDP) Presidential Candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has emerged winner of Saturday’s presidential election in Kebbi with 285,175 votes.
The State Collation Officer, Prof. Usman Saidu, whereas presenting the ends in Birnin Kebbi, stated the Presidential Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Sen. Bola Tinubu, polled 248,088 votes.
Saidu stated the Labour Celebration (LP) Presidential Candidate, Peter Obi, additionally scored 10,682 votes, whereas the New Nigeria Peoples Celebration (NNPP) scored 5,038 votes.
He gave the state’s whole registered voters as 1,983,985, the variety of accredited voters as 599,201, the whole votes solid as 591,475 and the whole legitimate votes as 559,522, whereas 31,953 votes have been rejected.
Talking with reporters shortly after the declaration of the consequence, the Director-Common, PDP Presidential Marketing campaign Council, Kebbi State, and get together agent, Alhaji Bala Dole, expressed appreciation for it.
He claimed that if not for some “little hitches,” his get together would have gotten extra votes.
Additionally, the All Progressives Congress (APC) Agent, Alhaji Ja’afar Ahmed, stated there have been points with the consequence, insisting that the train was characterised by violence, the late arrival of election supplies, the malfunctioning of BVAS, in addition to inducement in numerous kinds.
Responding, the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) within the state, Alhaji Ahmed Bello-Mahmud, expressed appreciation that the elections have been carried out peacefully, pretty, credibly, and conclusively, devoid of any rancor.
He appealed to the voters to keep up the tempo within the forthcoming elections for the great of all.