Presidential election results collation in Nigeria spans into day 2 with results from more states announced
The collation and announcement of the presidential election results from different states in Nigeria enters day 2. More state collation officers have arrived the National Collation Center Abuja, to present collated results of the presidential election in Nigeria from their respective states to the INEC chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu who is presiding over the National Collation Center in Abuja. From Kogi state; north-central Nigeria, the ruling APC took the lead with a total number of 285,894 votes and was closely followed by the main opposition party, the PDP with 218,207 votes. In the north-eastern state of Gombe, it was a remarkable win for the APC recording, 402,961 votes as against the PDP with a total of 138,481 votes and other parties following with lesser number of votes. From south-east Nigeria, results from Abia state, saw the opposition party; PDP taking the lead with a total of 219,698 votes and the APC got a total of 85,058. Also in Enugu state, the PDP won big with 355,553 votes and the APC only got 54,423 votes. Ebonyi state, also south-east Nigeria, recorded 258,573 votes for PDP while APC got 90,726. Again the opposition party, PDP takes the lead in Ebonyi state.Results from Ondo state, south-west Nigeria, saw the PDP win with a total of 275,901 votes and closely followed by APC with a total number of 241,769 votes. In the north-eastern state of Yobe, the ruling APC floored the main opposition, the PDP with a record of a whooping 497,914 votes in favor of APC and just 50,763 votes went to PDP. From Jigawa State, APC recorded 794,738 votes leading the opposition PDP with a wide margin as PDP records a total of 289,895 votes. The ruling APC also won big in Niger State; north-central Nigeria with a total of 612,371 votes and PDP came second with a total of 218,052. The south-eastern state of Anambra witnessed the PDP winning with a large margin (PDP-524,738 and APC-33,298). It was an interesting contest in Kaduna state as APC took the day with a total of 993,445 votes and followed by PDP with 649,612 votes. The election results above show a keen contest between the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) and the main opposition party; the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Remain connected to LoveWorld News for more updates on the 2019 presidential election results in Nigeria.