Presidential Election Official Result: BUHARI SWEEPS OSUN

Posted by News Express | 30 March 2015 | 4,642 times

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All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, has swept the presidential election in Osun State, beating incumbent President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the official announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Of the 22 councils declared last night, Buhari lost just one of councils: Ife East. He won 241,179 votes as against 168,476 votes by Jonathan.

Results are still being awaited in eight local councils. There are 30 local councils in the state, along with Modakeke Area Office.

Jonathan had earlier swept neighbouring Ekiti, meaning that the two main candidates now have won a state each. The winner of the election held across the country on Saturday is expected to be announced this evening by INEC in Abuja.

Below is a council-by-council breakdown of the Osun result:

Boluwaduro: APC- 5,288, PDP-4,413

Ifelodun: APC-17,040, PDP-9,847

Ila: APC- 11,576, PDP- 7,647

Boripe: APC-12,152, PDP- 7,457

Ife North: APC-8,369, PDP-‎7,921

Ife South: APC-9,793, PDP-9,283

Ife‎ East: APC-12,513, PDP-15,532

Olorunda: APC- 26,342, PDP-7958

Atakumosa West: APC- 6,639, PDP-4,734

Atakumosa East: APC-8,668, PDP-5,418

Orolu: APC-8,466, PDP-6,360

Isokan: APC-10,187, PDP-6,974

Ifedayo: APC-3,824, PDP-3,786

‎Egbedore: APC-9,577, PDP-6,507

Ayedade: APC-13,560, PDP-9,466

Ola-Oluwa: APC-8,125, PDP-5,910

‎Odo-Otin: APC-13,351, PDP-10,230

‎Ilesa West: APC-11,714, PDP,5,145

Irepodun: APC-12,485, PDP-7,750

Ayedire: APC-8,280, PDP-6,323

Obokun: APC-10,506, PDP-9,325

Oriade: APC-12,724, PDP-10,490

•Adapted from a PM News report. Photo shows Buhari.

Source: News Express

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