2019 Presidential Election: President Buhari Retains Office


The incumbent President of Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Party (APC) has defeated Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to retain his office for another four years.

The chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof Mahmood Yakubu announced that  the candidate of APC polled 15,191,847 votes to win the keenly contested February 23rd, 2019 Presidential election. While the PDP flag bearer got 11,262,978.

''That Muhammadu Buhari of the APC, having satisfied the requirement of the law and scored the highest number of votes is hereby declared the winner and is returned elected.''

According to his announcement, President Buhari defeated Atiku  with a margin of 3,928,869.

Below is how all the political parties performed in the presidential election:

Collated presidential result

Accredited voters: 29,364,209
Valid votes: 27,324,583
Rejected votes: 1,289,607
Total votes cast: 28,614,190

Registered voters: 82,344,107

A - 19,209

AA - 14,280

AAC - 33,953

AAP - 8,902

ABP - 4,523

ACD - 11,325

ACPN - 7,223

ADC - 97,874

ADP - 54,930

AGA - 4,689

AGAP - 3,071

ANDP - 3,104

ANN - 16,779

ANP - 3,586

ANRP - 4,340

APA - 36,866

APC - 15,191,847


APDA - 26,558

APGA - 66,851

APM - 26,039

APP - 3,585

ASD - 2146

AUN - 1,092

BNPP - 1,649

CAP - 1,111

CC - 2,391

CNP - 1,874

DA - 2,769

DPC - 5,242

DPP - 14,483

FRESH - 4,554

FJP - 4,174

GDPN - 41,852

GPN - 4,924

HDP - 1,663

ID - 1,845

JMPP - 1,853

KP - 1,911

LM - 1438

LP - 5,074

MAJA - 2651

MMN - 14,540

MPN - 2,752

NAC - 2,279

NCMP - 1,378

NCP - 3,799

NDCP - 1,192

NDLP - 1,588

NEPP - 1,524

NFD - 4,096

NIP - 2,248

NNPP - 6,111

NPC - 10,081

NRM - 6,229

NUP - 5,323

PCP - 110,196

PDP - 11, 262,978

PPA - 21,822

PPC - 8,979

PPN - 4,622

PT - 2,613

RAP - 2,972

RBNP - 1,792

RP - 2,388

SDP - 34,746

SNC - 28,680

SNP - 3,941

UDP - 3,170

UP - 1,561

UPN - 1,631

WTPN - 732

YES - 2394

YPP - 21,886



You can read how APC and PDP performed in the various states herehttp://www.loudviews.com/2019/02/live-updates-from-collation-center-in.html

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