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General News of Friday, 26 May 2023


'How Tinubu lost but won' - New report shows how APC could have been defeated

L-R: Peter Obi, Bola Tinubu and Atiku Abubakar L-R: Peter Obi, Bola Tinubu and Atiku Abubakar

A new report has shown that the President-elect, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, the declared winner of the 2023 presidential elections could have been defeated.

According to the report published by TheCable, all of Tinubu’s major opponents were former members of the main opposition party, PDP, and polled a combine 14,582,740 votes, which was far above the votes Tinubu polled to become President-elect. recalls that the presidential candidate of the All Progressive Congress, Tinubu polled a total of 8,794,726 votes to defeat Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Peter Obi of the Labour Party and Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso of the New Nigeria People's Party (NNPP).

Atiku, former Vice President polled 6,984,520 votes to come second, while Obi scored 6,101,533 votes.

The fourth position went to Kwankwaso, who got 1,496,687 votes. The APC scored 37% of the vote across the country compared to PDP’s 29% and LP’s 25%.