Atiku floors Tinubu in Buhari’s state, Katsina
Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, has secured a win in President Muhammadu Buhari’s state, Katsina.
Atiku got a total of 489,045 to defeat APC which secured 482,283 votes. Rabiu Kwankwaso, the NNPP’s candidate, emerged third with 69,386, followed by Labour Party candidate, Peter Obi who received 6,376 votes.
At the INEC Presidential Election Collation Center in Katsina, Professor Muazu Abubakar Gusau, the state’s returning officer and vice chancellor of the Federal University Gusau, proclaimed Atiku the winner of the election.
3,516,719 people were enrolled to vote in the state as a whole, but only 1,097,663 of those people had been accredited to vote.