Out of the 29 governorship states contested on Saturday, April 11,
the All Progressives Congress has so far, won 19 states, while the
Peoples Democratic Party, has won 4 states.
With the huge victory recorded by the APC, the party has now become the dominant party in Nigeria.
The PDP has won in Akwa Ibom, Ebonyi, Gombe and Enugu and at last count, is leading in Rivers, Delta and Taraba.
APC on the other hand has won the governorship election in Kaduna,
Sokoto, Niger, Borno, Adamawa, Lagos, Kwara, Katsina, Bauchi, Kano,
Yobe, Zamfara, Oyo, Ogun, Benue, Imo, Nasarawa, Jigawa and Benue.
APC polled 327,310, Accord- 254,520, LP – 184,111, PDP – 79,019 and
SDP- 54,740. His victory makes him the first Oyo State governor to be
re-elected for a second term, Premium Times reports.
that “Umahi polled a total of 289, 867 votes to emerged winner after
defeating his closest rival, the Labour party candidate, Sir Edward
Nkwegu who pulled a total of 124, 817 votes.The All Progressives
Congress (APC) candidate, Senator Juluis Ucha got a total of 27, 583
polled 295,832 votes to defeat his closest rival, Senator Simeon
Ajibola of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), who polled 115,220
votes, according to Premium Times.
Incumbent governor, APC’s Rochas Okorocha is in the lead.
Although election results have not been officially announced yet a Channels TV
news broadcast revealed that Okorocha had won in 20 out of 27 local
governments in the state, and he is currently leading with over 50,000
Update: INEC declares Imo State elections inconclusive