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#NigeriaDecides2023: Obi wins FCT with wide margin

Mr Peter Obi waving to a crowd

The Presidential Candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi has been declared winner of the President Elections in the FCT.

Out of the six area councils, Labour Party won four; Bwari, Kuje, Gwagwalada and AMAC, while the APC won two.

He pulled a total of 281,717 votes beating the APC who got 90,912 votes.

The PDP came in third place with a total vote of 74,193 votes.

Obi also won in Lagos, Enugu, Delta, Nasarawa, Plateau, Anambra and Ebonyi.

Collation is result has continued# in Abuja, as states round up.

PDP has demanded INEC cancels result announcement citing irregularities.

Olusegun Obasanjo, a former president, has told President Muhammadu Buhari that he needs to “act quickly” to address people’s worries about alleged discrepancies in Saturday’s election results.

But the FG urged hm to not over heat the political space with “provacative and inciting” statements.

Writing by Seyi Ajibade; Editing by Adeniyi Bakare