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Obi defeats Tinubu, Atiku to win FCT


Peter Obi, the presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), has won the election in the federal capital territory (FCT).

Obi defeated Bola Tinubu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) after the summation of all six area councils in the FCT.

Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), came a distant third.

Abubakar won the FCT in the 2019 presidential elections.

Obi won the presidential election in the FCT with a 190,815 votes margin.

He secured victory in four area councils while Tinubu won in two.

See the total results below:

APC: 90,902

PDP: 74,199

LP: 281,717

NNPP: 13,247

Registered voters: 1,526,902

Accredited voters: 478,923

Total valid votes: 460,071

Total rejected votes: 18,581

Total votes cast: 478,652

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