Atiku leads Buhari in 10 LGAs of Rivers

Atiku Abubakar, the Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), is leading in 10 of the 23 Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Rivers in the results so far released.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Port Harcourt had earlier on Monday released the results from nine LGAs.

The latest results announced by Collation Officers of Khana, Ogu/Bolo and Opobo/Nkoro, showed Atiku maintaining his lead over President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Party (APC).

The breakdown of the results showed that former Vice President Atiku got a total of 333,385 in 10 LGAs, while Buhari garnered 75,440 in the two LGAs.

Announcing the results, the Collation Officer of Khana LGA, Okechukwu Francis, said that Mr Atiku won with 89,843 as against 5,329 of Mr Buhari while Solari Otobo, Collation Officer of Ogu/Bolo said that Mr Atiku got 8,221 as against 2,148 of the incumbent President.

On his part, Clifford Oforum, Collation Officer of Opobo/Nkoro, said Mr Buhari scored 3,706 votes while Mr Atiku got 3,573 votes.

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