#NigeriaDecides: Buhari Wins Lagos By Over 100,000 Votes In Keenly Contested Race Against President Jonathan

GEJ-BuhariThe presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Muhammadu Buhari, on Monday was announced as winner of the presidential election in Lagos State, Southwest Nigeria.

To emerge winner, Buhari defeated the incumbent and presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, in a keenly contested race, where he polled 793,460 as against the president’s 632,338.

Out of the 20 local government areas in Lagos State, the APC won 15 while PDP won five.

Announcing the winner, Akin Orebiyi, the state Resident Electoral Commissioner, urged any aggrieved party to approach the Election Petitions Tribunal, which he said would be constituted soon.

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