President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been announced to have won twelve local government councils in Niger state, leaving none for his PDP challenger, Atiku Abubakar.
It was reported that President Muhammadu Buhari had early won Munya, Edati, Bosso, Gurara,Rafi and Suleja local governments and thereafter declared the winning candidate in Niger state.
The collation process and the declaration was handle by Professor Anjela Freeman Mary of the Federal University, Lokoja at the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Minna state.
However, Prof. Jonathan Isa, collation officer, Tafa Local Government Area, said Atiku scored 12,778 votes, while Buhari scored 15,176 votes cast during the presidential and National Assembly elections.
Prof. Kassim Isa, collation officer, Agura Local Government Area, said that Buhari scored 8, 811 votes while Atiku scored 5,588 votes.
Prof. Yusuf Abubakar, collation officer, Magama Local Government Area, said that Buhari scored 22,529 votes, while Atiku scored 1,501 votes.
Dr Jibril Altahiru, collation officer Paikoro Local Government Area, said Atiku scored 12,494 votes, while Buhari scored 24,690 votes.
Prof. Jonathan Kolo, collation officer, Chanchaga Local Government Area, said Buhari scored 62,707, while Atiku scored 14,220 votes.
While Shiroro LGA, Buhari scored 29,213, while Atiku scored 10,212 as announced by Prof. Ishaya Gamba, the collation officer for the council.