Peter Obi, the presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), has won the presidential election in Lagos state.

He defeated Bola Tinubu, the All Progressives Congress (APC) standard bearer, after the votes were calculated from all the 20 LGAs in the state.

Tinubu is a former Lagos governor and the state is historically his stronghold.

Tinubu polled 572,606 behind Obi who had 582,354. Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) garnered 75,750 votes, while Rabiu Kwankwaso of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) and Adewole Adebayo of Social Democratic Party (SDP) had 8,442 and 772 respectively.

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The number of registered votes was put at 6,942,885; accredited voters 1,347,152, valid votes 1,271,451; rejected votes: 64,278 and total votes cast 1,335,729.

KWARA STATE: Tinubu polled 263,572 to defeat Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.

Atiku polled 136,909 votes.

Peter Obi of the Labour Party scored 31,166 votes while Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso of the New Nigeria Peoples Party, NNPP scored 3,141 votes to finish in 4th position.

A total of 1,695,927 voters registered for the exercise while only 497,519 voters were accredited, according to the result declared on Monday by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC.

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JIGAWA STATE: The total registered votes are 2, 341,441 and the total votes accredited is 961,670 while the total votes cast stand at 954,805.

Prof. Bichi announced the scores by each party as follows: APC polled 421,390; LP polled 1,889; NNPP 98,234, while PDP polled 386,587 votes.

He then announced the total valid votes as 920,531, rejected


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