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2019 presidential elections results: Summary of how President Buhari defeated Atiku in the 36 states

It is no longer News that President Muhammadu Buhari has been re-elected to lead Africa’s most populous country for an additional four years.

At the end of collation on Tuesday night, President Buhari crossed the 15 million mark in votes scored in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

He polled 15,191,847 votes, winning in 19 out of the 36 states.

His main challenger, Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, scored 11, 255,978 votes and won 17 states and Abuja.

Buhari also satisfied the constitutional requirement of making 25 per cent in 34 states and the FCT.

He missed the cut in Enugu and Anambra.

According to the electoral commission, 29,364,209 votes were cast, out of which 27,324,583 were valid while 1,289,607 votes were rejected.

In summary, this is how Nigerians voted:

Final result table

STATE APC PDP
ABIA 85,058 219,698
ADAMAWA 378,078 410,266
AKWA IBOM 175,429 395,832
ANAMBRA 33,298 524,738
BAUCHI 798,428 209,313
BAYELSA 118,821 197,933
BENUE 347,668 356,817
BORNO 836,496 71,788
CROSS RIVER 117,302 295,737
DELTA 221,292 594,068
EBONYI 90,726 258,573
EDO 267,842 275,691
EKITI 219,231 154,032
ENUGU 54,423 355,553
FCT 152,224 259,997
GOMBE 402,961 138,484
IMO 140,463 334,923
JIGAWA 794,738 289,895
KADUNA 993,445 649,612
KANO 1,464,768 391,593
KATSINA 1,232,133 308,056
KEBBI 581,552 154,282
KOGI 285,894 218,207
KWARA 308,984 138,184
LAGOS 580,825 448,015
NASARAWA 289,903 283,847
NIGER 612,371 218,052
OGUN 281,762 194,655
ONDO 241,769 275,901
OSUN 347,634 337,377
OYO 365,229 366,690
PLATEAU 468,555 548,665
RIVERS 150,710 473971
SOKOTO 490,333 361,604
TARABA 324,906 374,743
YOBE 497,914 50,763
ZAMFARA 438,682 125,423
TOTAL 15,191,847 11,262,978
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