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2023 Presidential Election: Obi Defeats Tinubu in Lagos

The presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP),  Peter Obi has defeated the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu in Lagos, his home state.

The result from the Independent National Electoral Commission shows Obi polled 582,664 votes while Tinubu got 541,850.

The APC candidate won more local government areas but Obi defeated him with the majority of the votes cast in the state.

Tinubu won in 11 out of the 20 local government areas in Lagos State while Obi won in nine local governments.

The Labour Party, however, believes it got more votes and has hinted at contesting the result.

Lagos Presidential Election Result
APC - 572,606

LP - 582,454

NNPP - 8,442

PDP - 75,750

Accredited voters - 1,347,152

Total votes cast - 1,335,729

Valid votes - 1,271,451

Rejected - 64,278

 

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