The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, has defeated President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ebonyi state in the presidential election.
Buhari won in one of the 13 local governments in the state. Atiku won the remaining 12. Ikwo Local Government Area which Buhari won is the home of former Governor Martin Elechi and a stalwart of the APC in the state, Chinedu Ogah.
Unfortunately, the election witnesses a low turnout of voters.
The results as declared by the local governments collation officers are as follows:
APC 2, 058
PDP 33, 651
PDP 20, 070
APC 1, 945