The Peoples Democratic Party on Saturday led in the Presidential and National Assembly elections in many polling units on Airport Road, Abuja.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that sorting and counting of votes at some of the polling units lasted until 4:30am on Sunday.
At Pyakasa Unit, Sadiqu Abdulrazak, the Presiding Officer, said Atiku Abubakar of the PDP scored 1,205 votes, while the President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress got 173 votes.
Abdulrazak also announced that the senatorial candidate of the PDP secured 913 votes against 444 votes got by the APC candidate.
The PDP House of Representatives candidate won with the total of 1,102 votes against the APC candidate who scored 240 votes.
Similarly, Adetokunbo Semi, the Presiding Officer at Lugbe Market, FCT, Polling Unit 010, announced that Abubakar scored 368 votes, while Buhari got 135 votes.
Semi also announced that the senatorial candidate of PDP polled 350 votes, while that of APC got 107 votes, adding that the House of Representatives candidate of the PDP won with 351 votes, while that of APC scored 130 votes.
The Presiding Officer at Gidan Mangoro Chief Palace Ward 008 Lugbe, Hilarry Seifegha, announced that the PDP presidential candidate polled 699 votes, while that of APC got 334 votes.
Seifegha said the senatorial candidate for the PDP got 699 votes, while APC polled 363 votes, and that the House of Representatives candidate for PDP won with 672, while his APC counterpart polled 333 votes.
At Polling Unit 008A, located at the King of Kings Academy, PDP’s presidential candidate polled 548 votes, while the APC candidate got 164; senatorial candidate for PDP got 699, while that of APC got 363; and House of Representative’s candidate for PDP won with 506 votes, while that of APC polled 275.
At Kuchingoro Polling Unit 020, PDP presidential candidate scored 704 votes, while that of APC candidate got 319 votes.
The PDP senatorial candidate got 609 votes from the unit, while that of APC secured 350 votes.
The PDP House of Representative’s candidate won with 687 votes, while that of APC polled 350 votes.
Buhari, however, led in Karamajiji Polling Unit 018 with 664 votes, leaving his PDP counterpart with 471 votes.
The senatorial candidate for APC secured 675 votes from the unit to beat the PDP candidate who polled 490 votes, while the APC candidate for the House of Representatives won with 658 votes against his PDP counterpart’s 471 votes.