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General News of Monday, 27 February 2023


Peter Obi beats Tinubu to win Lagos, first time in 24 years

Peter Obi and Bola Ahmed Tinubu Peter Obi and Bola Ahmed Tinubu

The Labour Party presidential candidate,Peter Obi, has defeated the All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, in Lagos, his home state.

Though Tinubu won more local government areas, Obi defeated him with most of the votes.

All the results of the 20 local governments have been declared. Tinubu won in 11, while Obi won in nine local government areas.

With the results declared, Obi polled 582,664, while Tinubu scored 541,850.