The Independent National Electoral Commission on Monday, February 25, officially declared President Muhammadu Buhari the winner of the presidential election conducted in Ekiti state.
In the result announced by the returning officer, Professor Idowu Olayinka, vice chancellor of the University of Ibadan, Buhari of the PDP polled 219,231 votes, while Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party got 154,032 votes. PDP 154,032.
Earlier reports by News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) claimed that total valid votes were 381,132, rejected votes 12,577, while total total votes were 393 709.
The APC has already won two of the senate seats for the state and several House of Representative seats.