March 24, 2023
2023 Elections: Tinubu Wins Rivers, Sweeps Niger And Benue
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2023 Elections: Tinubu Wins Rivers, Sweeps Niger And Benue

Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu the Presidential Candidate of the All Progressives Congress in last Saturday’s general elections, has won the keenly contest polls in Rivers State.

The APC flagbearer also swept Niger and Benue states, garnering massive votes in both states.

Earlier, there was a strong battle for who would take Rivers State, with the Labour Party and All Progressives Congress going neck and neck.

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At the time, results from 21 local government areas had been collated and they indicated Obi was in a slight lead, however, all that changed when the results for the final two LGAs came in.

Prior to the final collation, the APC candidate had polled 148,979 votes, while the LP candidate polled 169,414 votes. But when results from Wike’s LGA of Obio-Akpor came in, the figures changed drastically.

The final result saw Tinubu polling 231,593 votes while Obi got 175,555 votes.

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