The candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, President Muhammadu Buhari, is currently leading the race in the presidential election conducted on Saturday.
Results obtained from States collation Centers by DAILY POST showed that President Buhari is coasting to victory with a wide margin of votes as against his Peoples Democratic Party, PDP challenger, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar.
While Atiku has gained more votes, winning the incumbent President with wide margins in States in the South East and some in South-South, Buhari has gathered insurmountable strength in the North.
A total of 73 presidential candidates are participating in the election which began on Saturday.
In the result obtained so far by DAILY POST, President Muhammadu Buhari garnered 12, 025, 131 while Atiku has polled 8,570,758.
See details of results as released by states:
|State Collation Result||State||APC||PDP|
|Ekiti State presidential result||EKITI||219,231||154,032|
|Ondo State presidential result||ONDO||241,769||275,901|
|Gombe State presidential result||GOMBE||402, 961||138, 484|
|Osun State presidential result||OSUN||347,634||337,377|
|Kwara State presidential result||KWARA||308,984||138,184|
|Nasarawa State presidential result||NASARAWA||289,903||283,847|
|Oyo State presidential result||OYO||365,229||366,640|
|Benue State presidential result||BENUE||347,668||355,255|
|Adamawa State presidential result||ADAMAWA||378,076||410,266|
|Kaduna State presidential result||KADUNA||993,482||613,318|
|Imo State presidential result||IMO||140,463||334,923|
|Plateau State presidential result||PLATEAU||468,555||548,665|
|9 of 23 LGAs declared||RIVERS||71,734||222,045|
|Yobe State presidential result||YOBE||497,914||50,763|
|Kastina State presidential result||KATSINA||1,232,133||308,256|
|Enugu State presidential result||ENUGU||54,423||355,553|
|Lagos presidential result||LAGOS||580,814||448,016|
|Kogi State presidential result||KOGI||285,894||218,207|
|21 of 23 LGAs declared||SOKOTO||445,275||328, 411|
|Anambra State presidential result||ANAMBRA||31,452||487,550|
|FCT presidential result||FCT||152,224||259,997|
|Kano State presidential result||KANO||1,464,768||391,573|
|Ebonyi State presidential result||EBONYI||90,726||258,573|
|11 of 27 LGAs declared||BORNO||158,246||4,771|
|Akwa Ibom state presidential result||AKWA IBOM||175,429||397,831|
|Ogun state presidential result||OGUN||281,762||194,655|
|Jigawa state presidential result||JIGAWA||794,738||289,895|
|Abia state presidential result||ABIA||85,058||219,698|
|Niger state presidential result||NIGER||612,371||218,052|
|Imo state presidential result||IMO||140,463||334,923|
|Edo state presidential result||EDO||267,842||275,691|
|Bauchi state presidential result||BAUCHI||798,428||209,313|
|Cross River state presidential result||CROSS RIVER||117,303||295,737|