Presidential Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has been declared winner of Saturday’s election in 16 Local Government Areas of Kwara State.
Tinubu garnered 263,572 votes to defeat his closet challenger and the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, who came a distant second with 136,909 votes.
The number of registered voters for the election were 1,695,928 while the accredited voters were 497,519.
Total valid votes were 469,971, rejected, 26,712 and total votes cast were 496,683.
Peter Obi of the Labour Party (LP) scored 31,166 to come third while Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso of the NNPP scored 3,141 of the votes cast in the state.
Prof Paul Annune from Joseph Sarwuan Tarka University, Makurdi (formerly Federal University of Agriculture), was the Collation officer for the Kwara.
The sixteen local governments include Ilorin West, Ilorin East, Ilorin South, Asa, Moro, Kaiama, Patigi and Baruteen local government areas.
Others are Edu, Ifelodun, Irepodun, Oke-Ero, Isin, Oyun, Offa and Ekiti local government areas.
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