March 3, 2024
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How 18 presidential candidates shared 25.3 million votes

 

 

How did all the presidential candidates on the ballot perform?

L-R: Presidential candidates of Labour Party (LP), Peter Obi; Zenith Labour Party (ZLP), Dan Nwanyanwu; and All Progressives' Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu [Twitter/@MrJAGs]

 

 

The chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mahmood Yakubu, crowned Bola Tinubu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) the winner in the early hours of March 1, 2023.

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Atiku Abubakar of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and Peter Obi of the Labour Party (LP) finished second and third, even though they each won 12 states — the same as Tinubu.

 

Out of a total of 93.5 million Nigerians on the register of voters, only 25.3 million participated.

A total of 18 candidates contested for Nigeria’s biggest political prize, and this is how they finished the race.

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  1. Imumolen Christopher (A) – 61,014
  2. Hamza Al-Mustapha (AA) – 14,542
  3. Omoyele Sowore (AAC) – 14,608
  4. Dumebi Kachikwu (ADC) – 81,919
  5. Yabagi Sani Yusuf (ADP) – 43,924
  6. Bola Tinubu (APC) – 8,794,726
  7. Peter Umeadi (APGA) – 61,966
  8. Princess Ojei Chichi (APM) – 25,961
  9. Charles Nnadi (APP) – 12,839
  10. Sunday Adenuga (BP) – 16,156
  11. Peter Obi (LP) – 6,101,533
  12. Rabiu Kwankwaso (NNPP) – 1,496,687
  13. Felix Johnson (NRM) – 24,869
  14. Atiku Abubakar (PDP) – 6,984,520
  15. Kola Abiola (PRP) – 72,144
  16. Adewole Adebayo (SDP) – 80,267
  17. Abdul-Malik Ado-Ibrahim (YPP) – 60,600
  18. Dan Nwanyanwu – ZLP – 77,665
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