It was indeed a time of jubilation as the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) announced that Peter Obi, the presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP) has won the presidential election in Cross Rivers State which lead by an All Progressive Party (APC) Governor, Ben Ayade
According to PUNCH, the presidential candidate of the All Progressive Party (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu who is currently leading in the total announced votes across the country came second in the Cross Rivers polls while Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate for the People’s Democratic Party came a distant third.
Below is the summary of the results announced by INEC
Total registered voters 1691642
Total accredited voters 444880
Total valid votes 416968
Rejected votes 24608
Total votes cast 441576
Votes won by parties:
LP 179, 917
APC 130, 520
PDP 95, 425
NNPP 1, 644
The results were announced by the state collation officer of the presidential election, Prof Akpofure Rim-Rukeh.
Governor Ben Ayade must be disappointed to have lost his state to another party, but that is just the game of politics.
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