Peter Obi Leads in Plateau, Wins 6 of 8 L Gs Already Declared

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Peter Obi Leads in Plateau, Wins 6 of 8 L Gs Already Declared

The candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi, has won in six of the eight local government areas declared by the electoral commission, INEC, in Plateau State. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Atiku Abubakar, won in the other two.

There are 17 LGAs in the state but only the results of eight had been announced at the INEC State Collation Centre as of 9 a.m.

The results of the eight local governments were presented at the collation centre presided over by the returning officer of the presidential election in the state, Shehu Abdulrahman, the vice-chancellor of Federal University, Lafiya, and the State Resident Commissioner, Oliver Agundu.

According to the results, Mr Obi won in Langtang North, Barikin Ladi, Riyom, Jos East, Mangu and Bokkos LGAs while the PDP candidate won in Langtang South and Mikang LGAs of the state.

Bola Tinubu of the APC has yet to be declared the winner in any local government as of the time of this report.


The results are as follows:

  1. Mikang LGA
    APC – 5,044
    PDP – 7,211
    LP – 7,201

2 Barkin Ladi LGA
LP – 32,489
APC – 12,514
PDP -9,073

  1. Riyom
    APC – 6,936
    PDP – 8,181
    LP – 15,171

  2. Jos East
    APC – 6,348
    PDP – 5,144
    LP – 6,386

  3. Langtang south
    APC – 7,478
    PDP – 12,467
    LP – 6,045

  4. Langtang North
    APC – 8,706
    PDP – 17,751
    LP – 21,590

  5. Bokkos LGA
    APC – 10,858
    PDP – 8,569
    LP – 32,581

  6. Mangu LGA
    APC – 22,691
    PDP – 27,013
    LP – 39,387

Source: Premium Times


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