Buhari won Borno presidential election

The presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Muhammadu Buhari, has won all the 27 local government areas in Borno State in last Saturday’s presidential election.

Buhari won with a wide margin, polling 836,496 votes to defeat his rival, Atiku Abubakar of People’s Democratic Party (PDP).

The results from all the 27 local government areas collated at the INEC state Collation Centre at Sir Kashim Ibrahim College of Education, Maiduguri indicated that Atiku scored 71,788 votes out of the total vote cast of 955, 202.

A total of 919, 783 votes were recorded as valid while 35,419 votes were rejected for various reasons.

Buhari got the largest votes of 146,157 from Maiduguri metropolis, which has the biggest electoral wards in the state over Atiku’s 9, 632 votes.

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