Peter Obi unexpectedly won the polling units inside the Presidential villa in Aso Rock Abuja at the ongoing elections.
The Labour Party candidate pulled a total of 17 votes while Asiwaju Bola Tinubu of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) secured six votes and former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) secured three votes at PU 131, opposite Pilot Gate, State House, Abuja.
The former Anambra state governor was also looking good at his own polling unit in Agulu where he defeated Tinubu’s APC and the PDP flagbearer Atiku after he polled 236 votes.
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The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) came second after scoring 3 votes, Musa Kwankwaso of The Nigerian Peoples Party (NPP) scored 2 votes. APC and PDP had no votes.
Another surprise win for the LP’s standard bearer came at the Surulere Ward in Lagos where Obi defeated the APC at Ward 08, PU 014 which is the polling unit of Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila.
The result showed that Obi scored 89 votes while Tinubu’s APC got 69 votes. The PDP had five votes while Kwankwanso’s NNPP had only one vote.
However, Obi’s running mate Datti Baba-Ahmed lost his polling unit as the PDP came out tops with 102 votes followed by the APC who had 98 while the LP scored 54.