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Peter Obi beats Tinubu in Lagos


ABUJA – Peter Obi, presidential candidate of Labour Party, has defeated the APC presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu in Lagos, his home state.

Though Tinubu won more local governments, Obi defeated him with the majority of the votes cast.

All the results of the 20 local government areas in the February 25 presidential election have been declared. Tinubu won in 11 while Obi won in nine local governments.

The local governments won by Tinubu include Agege, Apapa, Badagry, Epe, Ibeju-Lekki, Ifako-Ijaiye, Ikorodu, Lagos Island, Lagos Mainland, Surulere and Mushin.

Obi on the other hand won Eti-Osa, Amuwo Odofin, Ikeja, Ajeromi-Ifelodun, Kosofe, Oshodi-Isolo, Alimosho, Ojo and Somolu.

With the results declared, Obi polled 582,664 while Tinubu scored 541,850.

The final results would be announced by the Returning Officer for the state, Professor Adenike Oladiji shortly.

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