Home News #NigeriaDecides2019Result: Buhari defeats Atiku in Sokoto state, polls 490,333 votes

#NigeriaDecides2019Result: Buhari defeats Atiku in Sokoto state, polls 490,333 votes


The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday, February 26, resumed the declaration of the official results for the recently held presidential election.

The INEC had earlier declared the results for the Federal Capital Territory and some states showing that President Muhammadu Buhari was leading.

Anxiety continues as the declaration of results continue. Prof Mahmood Yakubu, the chairman of INEC, says the electoral umpire is sure to complete the declaration.

The APC candidate scored 490, 333 votes in the official result collation while Atiku scored 361, 604 votes.

Valid votes – 871891

Rejected votes – 54049

Total votes cast – 925940

Due to glitches in card readers, some polling units could not vote but did the following day.

50 polling units were affected and 33057 voters were affected.

Breakdown Below:

C.O: Prof. M. Bello
Collation of Results

Total No: Reg Voters: 1,895,266
Total No: of Accredited: 950,107
Total Votes Cast: 925,940
Total Valid Votes: 871,891
Rejected Votes: 54,049

AAC: 181
ADC: 331
ADP: 189
APC: 490,333
PDP: 361,604
SDP: 301


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