The presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi, has secured victory in Nasarawa State in the presidential election conducted by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Saturday.
The former Anambra State governor defeated Bola Tinubu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who came second and third in the state respectively.
According to the results declared by INEC, the Labour Party flag bearer scored 191, 361, while Tinubu and Atiku scored 172,922 and 147,093, respectively.
INEC disclosed that 562, 464 voters were accredited out of the 2, 552,716 total registered voters. The total votes cast was 556,937, with 540,566 recorded as valid while 16,371 were rejected.
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Total Register voters
Total votes cast – 556,937
Total votes Rejected – 16,371
Total valid votes – 540,566
AAC – 117
LP- 191, 361