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General News of Tuesday, 28 February 2023


Election results: Peter Obi defeats Tinubu, Atiku to win FCT

Atiku Abubakar, Bola Ahmed Tinubu and Peter Obi Atiku Abubakar, Bola Ahmed Tinubu and Peter Obi

Peter Obi of the Labour Party won the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, with 281,677 votes in Saturday’s presidential election.

While he is yet to be declared the winner by Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, officials, the figures presented by collation officers indicated he won by a wide margin.

Bola Ahmed Tinubu of the All Progressives Congress, APC, polled 90,902 votes, while the Peoples Democratic Party’s Atiku Abubakar is trailing with 73,743 votes.

Nigerians are still waiting anxiously for INEC to officially announce the result of the presidential election.