The Independent National Electoral Commission has declared Peoples Democratic Party presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, as winner of Saturday’s presidential election in Adamawa State.
Declaring the result on Monday in Yola, the Presidential Election Returning Officer for Adamawa State, Prof. Andrew Yakubu, said Abubakar scored 410,266 votes to defeat the All Progressives Congress candidate, President Muhammadu Buhari, who scored 378,078 votes.
Yakubu said the total number of registered voters in the state was 1,959,322 ,while 874,920 voters were accredited
The presidential election results are from the 21 local government areas of Adamawa State.
PDP won in 11 local government areas and APC in 10.
The local government areas won by the opposition PDP are Hong, Guyuk, Lamurde, Numan, Demsa, Mayo-Belwa, Madagali and Song.
Others are Gombi, Michika and Jada Local Government Areas.
The ruling APC won in Yola South, Yola North, Mubi South, Mubi North, Girei, Maiha, Ganye, Fufore , Shelleng and Toungo local government areas.
Buhari had earlier in the day led in the results.