2023 Election Result: Obi floors Atiku, Tinubu in Delta

PRESIDENTIAL candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi, has defeated his rivals of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Atiku Abubakar, and the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu in the February 25 presidential election in Delta State.

Abubakar’s running mate in the election is the incumbent governor of Delta State, Ifeanyi Okowa.



    Announcing the results in Asaba, the returning officer of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Owunari Georgewill, said that Obi polled a total of 341,866 votes, while Atiku secured 161,600 votes.

    The APC came a distant third by polling a total of 90,183 votes, while the All Progressives Grand Alliance, Zenith Labour Party and the New Nigeria People’s Party polled 3,746, 3,324 and 3,122 respectively.

    The ADC polled 160, ADP 788, APM 1,028, APP 493, BP 1,016, MRM 988, PRP 334, SDP 3,071, and  YPP 605 votes.

    The returning officer stressed that the total number of votes cast was 615,342, while 39,309 votes were rejected.

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