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#NigeriaDecides2023: Tinubu Floors Atiku, Obi In Zamfara

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The presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, has won the presidential election in Zamfara State.

The collation officer for the Zamfara State presidential election, Prof. Kashim Shehu, while announcing the results in Gusau on Tuesday, said Tinubu polled 298,396 votes to win the state.

According to him, Tinubu won 12 out of 14 local government areas in the state, while the Peoples Democratic Party candidate, Atiku Abubakar, won two.

Atiku polled 193,978 votes while Rabiu Kwankwaso of the New Nigeria Peoples Party scored 4,044 votes with Peter Obi of the Labour Party polling 1,660 votes.

Shehu said votes in 167 polling units were cancelled due to over-voting, insecurity and disruptions by thugs.

The total number of registered voters in the state was 1,879,308, while 527,137 of them were accredited for the poll.



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