The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has lost to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the presidential election at the polling unit of its governorship candidate Babajide Sanwo-Olu.
According to field reports reaching Continentour.com.ng on Saturday, February 23 afternoon after the completion of collation of at the Femi Okunnu polling unit, Lateef Jakande, Ikoyi, the PDP defeated APC by 52 to 48 votes.
The results announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission Polling Officer at the polling unit showed that the PDP’s presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar defeated incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari.
Continentour.com.ng had reported that Sanwo-Olu carried out his civic duty and voted today, February 23 in Ikoyi area of Lagos state.
Meanwhile, Daily Trust reports that President Buhari enjoyed a comfortable lead at Ward 10 unit 3, Atakumosa West LG, Osun state.
According to the report, Buhari polled 82 votes to Atiku’s 9 votes. The president’s party, APC, also won the unit’s National Assembly polls.
APC polled 84 to PDP’s 8 in House of Reps while the Senate saw APC running away with 84 votes to PDP’s 9.
The PDP however put up a better showing at Ward 13 , unit 13 even though it lost to APC by 87 to 49 votes in the presidential elections.
In the National Assembly elections in the unit, APC also won 91 to PDP’s 47 in the Senate polls and 89 to PDP’s 51 in the House of Reps polls.
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