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#NigeriaDecides2023: Obi Defeats Tinubu In Lagos

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Labour Party presidential candidate, Mr Peter Obi, has defeated the presidential candidate of the All Progressives CongressAsiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, in Lagos State.

According to results collated by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Lagos State collation centre in Yaba, Obi polled 582, 454, while his closest rival, Tinubu scored 572,606.

The result shows that Obi floored Tinubu by a margin of almost 10,000 votes.

Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), garnered 75,750 votes, Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP), 8,442 votes.

Obi won nine local government areas, while Tinubu won in 11 local government areas in the state. 

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The LGAs that Obi won are Ajeromi-Ifelodun, Kosofe, Alimosho, Ikeja, Oshodi-Isolo, Ojo and Somolu. 

The accredited voters in the state are 1,347,452; the total valid votes are 1,271,451, rejected votes 64,278 and the total votes cast are 1,335,729.

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