Atiku Leading In Okorocha's Imo State (See Election Results)
Atiku campaigns in Kano. Photo: AFP

Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has defeated President Muhammadu Buhari of the APC in 13 out of 16 local government areas, based on results announced so far by INEC for Imo state, southeast Nigeria.

The former vice president got a total of 185,709 votes while Buhari picked 92,702 votes.

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The PDP candidate won in Oguta, Isu, Nwangele, Oru West, Njaba, Owerri North, Ezinnihitte, Onuimo, Ohaji/Egbema, Owerri Municipal, Orlu, Aboh Mbaise and Owerri West areas.

As for Buhari, he won in three of the local government areas, including Rochas Okorocha’s Ideato South.

Below are results from 16 local governments: 

1. Oguta LGA

PDP – 2996

APC – 2296

2. Isu LGA

PDP – 8673

APC 6487

3. Oru East

APC – 10, 383

PDP – 6407

4. Nwangele

PDP – 7803

APC – 4233

5. Nkwerre

APC – 6161

PDP – 5819

6. Oru West

PDP – 9293

APC – 4831

7. Ideato South

APC – 20, 663

PDP – 8844

8. Njaba

PDP – 8721

APC – 6610

9. Owerri North

PDP – 17, 136

APC – 1730

10. Ezinihitte

PDP – 21, 606

APC – 3188

11. Onuimo

PDP – 5716

APC – 2431

12. Ohaji/Egbema

PDP – 9397

APC – 7449

13. Owerri Municipal

PDP – 12, 529

APC – 1397

14. Orlu

PDP – 11, 292

APC – 5875

15. Owerri West

PDP – 16,002

APC – 5789

16. Aboh Mbaise

PDP – 33, 476

APC – 5789