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Polls: Buhari defeats Atiku with slight margin in Osun State

The presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Nigeria’s current president, Muhammadu Buhari has been announced the winner of the presidential election conducted in Osun State on Saturday.

The results as announced in three of the senatorial districts of the state showed that Buhari won in two while his main challenger, Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), won in one of the districts.

In Osun West Senatorial District, APC secured a total of 32,826 votes while PDP got 32,009 votes.

Similarly, APC won in Osun Central with a total votes of 55,040 to beat PDP which had 44,367 votes.

However, PDP beat APC in Osun East Senatorial District with a total votes of 39,639 while APC garnered 38,199 votes.

In the National Assembly, the results as released by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, showed that APC won two senatorial seats while PDP won one.

The ruling APC also won six seats for the House of Representatives while PDP won three.

Below are the results:

OSUN EAST

PRESIDENT:

APC —39639 (winner)

PDP —38199

SENATE:

APC —39462 (winner)

PDP —37996

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES:

Oriade/Obokun Fed Constituency

APC —5012

PDP —6084 (winner)

Ife Fed. Constituency

APC —11934

PDP —12301 (winner)

Atakunmosa/Ilesa Fed. Constituency

APC —21530 (winner)

PDP —14778

OSUN CENTRAL:

PRESIDENT

APC —55,040 (winner)

PDP —44367

SENATE:

APC —56516 (winner)

PDP —44367

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES:

Osogbo Fed. Constituency

APC —11340 (winner)

PDP —9170

Boripe/Odo-otin Fed Constituency

APC —12992 (winner)

PDP —9723

Ila Fed. Constituency

APC —13009 (winner)

PDP —11261

OSUN WEST:

PRESIDENT:

APC —32826 (winner)

PDP —32009

SENATE:

APC —27263 (winner)

PDP —23360

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES:

Ayedire/Iwo Fed. Constituency

APC —3466 (winner)

PDP —2263

Ede/Ejigbo Fed. Constituency

APC —8479

PDP —8599 (winner)

Isokan/Irewole Fed. Constituency

APC —9788 (winner)

PDP —7736

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