Results announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission shows that President Muhammadu Buhari has won Ekiti and Osun states in the 2019 presidential elections .
In the result announced by the returning officer, Professor Idowu Olayinka, vice chancellor of the University of Ibadan, Buhari of the All Progressives Congress polled 219,231 votes, while Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party got 154,032 votes. PDP 154,032.
Total valid votes were 381,132, rejected votes 12,577, while total total votes were 393 709. The APC has already won two of the senate seats for the state and several House of Representative seats.
Also, in Osun state, Professor Toyin Ogundipe, the state collation Officer announced at the INEC headquarters in Osogbo at about 12:25am on Monday, February 25, that Buhari scored 347,634 votes. Ogundipe, who is the vice-chancellor of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) said Atiku Abubakar, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) scored 337,377 votes.
He said the total number of registered voters was 1,674,729, while the total number of accredited voters was 732,984. Ogundipe added that the valid votes was 714,682, while rejected votes was 17,200. He said the number of votes cast was 731,882.
Announcement of results is still ongoing at the national collation centre in Abuja.