CONGRATS...JONATHAN WINS PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION MATHEMATICALLY

Published 8 years ago by: DAT LIL BOI
at 08:15 PM, 18/04/2011 (8 years ago)

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• Clinches 25% or more in over 24 states

• Buhari wins 25% in more than 14 states

• Ribadu wins in Osun

• Shekarau gets no state

HAIL TO THE CHIEF!  This is the tune played to herald the appearance of the United States President at any public occasion and its first line is “Hail to the chief we have chosen for the nation.” The original line of this song, written by Sir Walter Scott, was “Hail to the chief who in triumph advances…”

For Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, both lines now ring true.

Last Saturday’s presidential election has gone down in the history of Nigeria in several respects: It has produced President Goodluck Jonathan as the nation’s fourth Executive President in the Fourth Republic.

In the First Republic, the late President Nnamdi Azikiwe, occupied the office in a ceremonial capacity.

Before him were former President Shehu Shagari (Second Republic), the Third Republic was botched by former Military President, Gen. Ibrahim Babangida, who annulled the June 12, 1993 presidential polls, believed to have been won by the late Moshood Abiola, Olusegun Obasanjo (Fourth Republic, which the late Umaru Musa Yar’Adua and the incumbent continued).

The election is also unique as it has been generally adjudged as the most peaceful, most transparent and well-organised polls, coming behind the Option A4 system of 1993.

It is also the most keenly contested race, especially between the leading candidates - Jonathan of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the Congress for Progressive Change (CPC’s) Gen. Muhammadu Buhari.

In fact, results from across the states of the federation early yesterday narrowed the race to Jonathan and Buhari, until the full results came except in Taraba, which showed that Jonathan won convincingly but not a landslide victory.

At the last count, he had scored over 25 per cent in more than 24 states required by the constitution to be declared the winner of the election.

From the already received results from virtually all the 35 states of the federation, Jonathan maintained a comfortable lead, thereby ruling out a possible run-off. While the PDP won virtually in all the states in the South except in Osun State, where the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) presidential candidate, Malam Nuhu Ribadu topped, Buhari also held sway in the North, especially in the North-West and North-East geo-political zones. In states where the PDP was overwhelmed by the CPC in the North, Jonathan still clinched the mandatory 25 per cent, except in a few cases.

Jonathan has so far won in Abia, Adamawa, Akwa Ibom, Anambra, Bayelsa, Benue, Delta, Ebonyi, Edo, Ekiti, Enugu, Imo, Kwara, Lagos, Ogun, Ondo, Oyo, Plateau, Rivers, and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Buhari won in Bauchi, Borno, Gombe, Jigawa, Kano, Katsina, Sokoto, Kaduna and Zamfara while Ribadu won only in Osun State.

ABIA

In Abia State, Jonathan got I,175,984 of the 1,200,552 representing 99 per cent of the total vote cast.

Jonathan beat his closest rivals, Ribadu, who got 4,392 votes and Buhari, who recorded 3,743 votes.

The state Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Austin Okojie, said the ANPP recorded 1,455 votes, the PDC, 1026, and PPP 404.

Okojie, who said the polls were free, fair and devoid of rancour, thanked the people of the state for displaying maturity during the election.

JIGAWA

Buhari had smooth ride in Jigawa State, where he polled 665, 994 votes to beat Jonathan who got 419, 252 votes.

At the INEC headquarters in Dutse yesterday, the election collating officer for the state, Prof. Jibrila Amin, the Vice Chancellor of the Federal University of Dutse, said the total votes cast was 1, 214, 774, adding that the total valid votes was 1, 140, 766.

A total of 74, 008 votes were declared invalid.

Though the CPC won the election, the PDP secured over 35 per cent of the total valid votes cast in the election in the state.

He said the ACN polled 17, 355 votes, ADC, 1, 746 votes, ANPP 7,673 and APS 1, 218 votes.

Others are ARP 675 votes, BNPP 3, 230 votes, Fresh Party, 2, 094 votes, HDP 682 votes, LDPN 472 votes, NPP 1,244 votes and NCP 1,047 votes.

Continuing, Amin said NNDP scored 2,241 votes, NTP 1,733 votes, PDC 593 votes, PNP 4,165, SDMP 624 votes and UNPD 1, 164 votes.

The voting in Jigawa was predominantly done along religious and ethnic bases as the votes at most of the polling units were chanting pro-Buhari jingles even at the polling units.

Most of the young people, who voted, did so along religious line. In some of the units visited by The Guardian across the state, the electorate, were urged not to vote for Christians, because “a vote for Jonathan is a vote for hell.”

The Resident Electoral Commissioner, Alhaji Ibrahim Bagobiri, said they were faced with some operational and logistics challenges as well as the omission of some names on the register.

Jonathan was declared winner of the election held in Ekiti State.

The Chief Collation Officer, Prof. Chinedu Nebo, said the PDP scored 135,981 votes to defeat Ribadu, who scored 116,891, Buhari (CPC) came a distant third with 2,689.

Other results as announced included: ADC 1,314, ANPP 1,482, APS 506, ARP 112, BNPP 94, Fresh 52, HDP 89 and LNPP 70. Others are MPPP 113, NCP 158, NMDP 134, NTP 129. PDC 821, PMP 596, PPP 520, SDMP 172, UNDP 817.

BENUE

Jonathan also defeated Ribadu and Buhari in Benue State.

Declaring the results at the INEC headquarters in Makurdi, the state Returning Officer, Prof. Daniel Uza, stated that he polled 694,776 votes to defeat Ribadu, who scored 223,007 votes while Buhari polled 109,680 votes. Ibrahim Shekarau of the ANPP had 8,592 votes.

Uza said though 2,269,523 voted, the valid votes were 1,047,532, adding that 4,832 votes were rejected.

He declared the elections in Benue State met international standards.

KANO

The CPC swept the polls in Kano State, scoring 1,624,543 votes in the 44 councils of the state.

Buhari’s tally represents 59.172 per cent of the entire 2,673, 222 votes cast by the electorate.

INEC’s Returning Officer and Vice Chancellor of Bayero University, Kano, Prof. Abubakar Abdul-Rashid, announced the results yesterday in Kano.

Shekarau, the incumbent Governor of Kano State, came second, scoring 526,310 votes, representing 19.17 per cent of the total votes cast while Jonathan got 440,665 votes, representing 16.051 per cent of the total votes cast.

Ribadu scored 42,353 votes, representing 1.543 per cent of the total votes cast.

Abdul-Rashid said the election in Kunchi Local Councils were cancelled due to non-compliance with the electoral guidelines.

Nevertheless, he explained that the cancelled results did not affect the authenticity of the entire results of the Presidential election in the state.

KWARA

Jonathan was the preferred candidate of the electorate in Kwara as he scored 268,243 votes to beat Buhari, who polled 83,603 votes. Ribadu received 52, 432 votes.

Jonthan’s votes in the state represents 61.62 per cent of the total 435,369 votes cast while Buhari had 19.2 per cent, and Ribadu 12.04 per cent.

INEC Collation Officer, Prof. Rasheed Aderinoye of the University of Ibadan, read the results after an open exercise witnessed by journalists and party agents at 8.45 a.m. on Sunday.

Aderinoye expressed his appreciation and that of the commission to members of the press, the foreign observers and party agents, who he said showed a big sense of responsibility and understanding during the exercise.

ONDO

In the results released by the collation officer Prof. Ladipo Adamolekun, the PDP scored 387,376 votes ahead of his closest rival, Ribadu, who had 74,253.

Buhari received 11,890 while Shekarau got 6,741 votes.

DELTA

It was a landslide for Jonathan in Delta State as he scored 1,378,851 votes of the 1,410379 valid votes. Jonathan, according to the Collating Officer, Prof. Abhulimen Richard Anao, a former Vice Chancellor of the University of Benin, the total votes cast was 1,43051 while 19,672 were declared invalid.

While thanking the people for their contribution to making the exercise free and fair, Anao who announced the result in Asaba, disclosed that the total registered voters in the 25 local councils stood at 2,134,601.

Ribadu, who came a distant second, polled 13,110 while Buhari came third with 8,960, and Shekarau scored 2,746.

Other results were ADC 361; APS 121; NRP 170; BNPP 193; Fresh 1595; LDP 174; NPPP 174; NCP 492; NNDP 170; NTP 194; PDC 1,209; PNP 822; PPP 630; SDNP 95; and UNPD-196.

OYO

The PDP also yesterday emerged the party with the highest number of votes in Oyo State.

Former Vice Chancellor of the University of Ibadan (UI), Prof. Olufemi Bamiro, who is the Returning Officer in the state, said Jonathan polled 484,758 votes to defeat Ribadu, who came a distant second with 252, 240 votes.

Buhari polled 92,396 votes Shekarau scored 7,156 votes.

Of the 863,544 total valid votes cast, Jonathan polled 56.14 per cent, Ribadu got 29.21 per cent; Buhari 10.70 per cent and Shekarau 0.83 per cent while 37,195 votes were voided.

The PDP won in 30 of the 33 local councils in the state while the ACN won in Atiba, Iseyin and Kajola local councils.

Of the 2, 680, 635 registered voters, only 900, 739 voters participated in the presidential election.

PLATEAU

The Plateau State Returning Officer, Prof. Sonni Tyoden, who is also the Vice Chancellor of the University of Jos, has said the PDP scored 1,005,186 to beat CPC, which had 359,551, and ACN’s 10,191.

EDO

Jonathan also recorded a resounding victory in Edo State with 542,173 while his closest rival, Ribadu came a distant second, polling 54,242 while Buhari’s got 17,795.

Announcing the results yesterday, the Returning Officer, Vice Chancellor, Igbinedion University, Okada, Prof. Osagie Osaghae, said the ANPP got 2,174 while the Social Democratic Mega Party (SDMP) scored 81.)

BAYELSA

President Jonathan of the PDP polled a total of 504, 811 votes in his home state out of 511, 634 votes cast, 4, 841 votes were voided.

According to the Public Affairs Officer of INEC in Bayelsa, Mrs. Imoudu-Sule, CPC got 691 votes while ACN received 370 votes.

CROSS RIVER

Polling a total of 602, 057 votes, the PDP won 17 out of the 18 local councils in the state.

The result for the Boki Local Council was outstanding as at press time yesterday.

State Collation Officer and Vice Chancellor, University of Calabar, Prof. James Epoke, said the PDP scored over 90 per cent of the total votes cast.

Trailing the PDP in second place was the ACN with 4,808 votes while the CPC and the ANPP, recorded 3,715 and 2,314 in that order.

Total valid votes cast in the election was 616,337.

Epoke announced the cancellation of the election in Beecheba Ward Unit 007 at the Osinikpa playground in Obanliku Local Council, as some gunmen waylaid the INEC ad hoc staff in the area and snatched the election materials from them.

KADUNA

Vice President Namadi Sambo and Governor Patrick Yakowa failed to deliver the state to the PDP as the CPC emerged victorious in the presidential polls.

The CPC polled a total of 1,334,244 votes and narrowly defeated Sambo’s PDP, which received 1,190179 votes. ANPP scored 17,301. The total votes cast was 2,634,398.

For the second time in this year’s elections, Sambo lost his polling unit in Kaduna to the CPC.

The result at the vice president’s polling unit where a total of 672 voters were accredited is as follows:  PDP, 208; CPC, 435; ANPP, 1; ACN, 5, BNPP, 2; NMDP, 1; Fresh Party, 2,; PPP, 1; PDC, 2; and invalid votes, 7.

RIVERS

The PDP garnered 1,817,762 votes out of the total 1,854,116 valid ballot cast in Rivers State to emerge the winner of the presidential election.

Collation Officer and Vice Chancellor, University of Port Harcourt, Prof. Joseph Ajienka, reeled out the figures at the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) office in Port Harcourt yesterday.

The ACN and the CPC trailed the PDP with 16,382 and 13,182 votes in that order. The Hope Democratic Party (HDP) Presidential Candidate, Mr. Ambrose Owuru, scored 319 votes; ADC, 276; APS, 102; BNPP, 148; Fresh Party, 287; LDPN, 156; NCP, 253; MPPP, 99; NTP, 134; and PDC, 1,646.

The ANPP had 1,449 , PMP, 775; SDMP, 104; UMPD, 118 while the ARP, which had 93, scored the lowest out of the 20 political parties that contested for the presidential election in the state.

A total of 21,360 votes were voided in the polls.

AKWA IBOM

President Jonathan of the PDP polled 1,165, 629 to defeat other three major political parties that contested in the election adjudged free, fair and credible by majority of voters in the state.

According to the results released to the media in Uyo by the INEC’s Collation Officer for the state, Prof. Comfort Ekpo, the ACN scored 54,148 votes while the CPC got 5,348 votes.

YOBE

The CPC’s Buhari led the presidential elections in the state, with 337,537 votes. Governor Shekarau of the ANPP came second by scoring 143,179 votes, while President Jonathan of the PDP polled 117,128 votes.

According to the results announced at the Damaturu INEC headquarters by Prof. Muhammed Njida Gadzama, the ACN scored 6,609 in the polls.

EBONYI

Announcing the results at the INEC state headquarters, Ebonyi State Returning Officer, Prof. Egbeke Aja, disclosed that PDP polled a total of 480,592 votes; ANPP, 14,296; CAN,1,102; CPC, 1,025; People for Democratic Change, (PDC) scored 1,794 votes out of 515,463 votes cast.

Prof. Aja added that 12,573 votes were invalidated in the polls.

National Chairman, ANPP, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, lost at his New Market Square Polling Unit 003 in Obiozara Ward of Ohaozara Council to the PDP. The PDP polled 103 votes against ANPP’s 63 at the unit.

ENUGU

President Jonathan of the PDP scored 802,144 votes out of a total of 814,009 votes cast in the state.

The State Returning Officer and Vice Chancellor, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, , Prof. Bartho Okolo, who announced the result in Enugu yesterday, said Gen. Buhari of the CPC came second with 3,753 votes while People for Democratic Change (PDC), which is the leading opposition party in the state, came third with 2,642 votes.

he ACN polled 1,755 while the ANPP scored 1,111 in the presidential election conducted in 17 local councils of the state.

BAUCHI

The CPC upstaged the ruling PDP in the polls according to the result announced yesterday by the State Coalition Officer, Prof. Muhammad A. Muhammad, at the INEC headquarters, Bauchi.    Muhammad announced that the CPC polled 1,315,209 votes; PDP, 258,404;  ACN, 16,674 and ANPP, 8,777.

The rest of the results is as follows: ADC, 599; APS-, 39; ARP, 319; BNPP, 2,694; FRESH, 1,378; HDP, 306; LDPM, 232; MPPP, 288; NCP, 640; NMDP, 609; NTP, 415; PDC, 1,235; PMP, 863; PPP, 796; SDMP, 134; and UMPD, 164

Total votes cast in the state were 1,650,459, out of which 40,365 were voided.

ADAMAWA

The presidential polls results announced by INEC yesterday in Adamawa showed that President Jonathan of the PDP led with a total vote of 508,314. CPC polled 344,526,while the ACN candidate, Ribadu, who hails from the state, received 29,145 votes.

While announcing the results, Returning Officer, Prof. Bashir Usman, said that the election was free and fair as it was conducted according to the provisions of the Electoral Act 2010.

KOGI

The summary of the results released by INEC in the state showed that the PDP Candidate, President Jonathan, led with399, 816 votes. He was followed by Gen. Buhari of the CPC who polled 132, 201 votes.

Other results are as follows: ANPP, 16491; ACN, 6516; ADC, 595; APS, 347; ARP, 150; BNPP, 442; FRESH, 343; HDP:, 140; LDPN, 129; MPPP, 178; NCP, 603; NMDP, 341; NTP, 244; PDC, 1231; PMP: 972; PPP: 661; SDMP: 109; and UNPD: 272

OSUN

The ACN Presidential Candidate, Ribadu, led the polls with 299,711 votes.

President Jonathan of the PDP came second with 188,409 votes followed by Gen. Buhari of the CPC, who recorded 6,997 votes.

Details of the result as announced by the state Collation Officer, Prof. Saburi  Adesanya, are as follows: ADC 5,172; ANPP,3,617; APS 513; ARP 300; BNPP, 267; Fresh Party, 219; HDP, 217; LDPN, 116; MPPP, 287; NCP, 378; NMDP, 323; NTP, 321; PDC, 1,268; PMP, 965; PPP, 1,285; SDMP, 614; and UNDP, 1,755.

ZAMFARA

The CPC led the presidential election, scoring 624,515 votes, according to the results announced by the Returning Officer cum Deputy Vice Chancellor (Administration), Usman Danfodio University, Sokoto, Prof. Idris Isa Funtua.

The PDP scored 238,980 votes; ANPP, 46,554 and the ACN, 17,970 votes.

A total of 36,643 of the votes were rejected out of the 979,322 cast.

The election was conducted peacefully in most parts of the state but witnessed low turnout.

The results indicated that the CPC won in 12 out of the 14 local councils while the PDP won in Anka and Bakura local councils.  The ACN and ANPP did not win in any council.

The results also showed that both the state governor, Aliyu Shinkafi and opposition leader, Senator Ahmed Sani Yerima Bakura lost their  local councils. While Shinkafi of the PDP lost his Shinkafi Local Council to the CPC, Yerima Bakura of the ANPP lost Bakura Local Council to the PDP.

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ajanni at 08:26 PM, 18/04/2011 (8 years ago)
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one of the worst election ever conducted in nigeria so far
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ajanni at 08:29 PM, 18/04/2011 (8 years ago)
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Quote from: ajanni on 08:26 PM, 18/04/2011
one of the worst election ever conducted in nigeria so far

interm of rigging on a wide scale and bribing and buying of innec officials and even party agents
real nonsense
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Commonsense at 09:11 PM, 18/04/2011 (8 years ago)
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Quote from: ajanni on 08:26 PM, 18/04/2011
one of the worst election ever conducted in nigeria so far

You are the most hopeless idiot of all time. Shameless fool
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ajanni at 05:39 PM, 19/04/2011 (8 years ago)
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you are the most stupid and useless idiot GOD ever created , bastard and idiot
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bomsiluv at 04:13 PM, 21/04/2011 (8 years ago)
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Always fighting
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ajanni at 05:15 PM, 21/04/2011 (8 years ago)
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 Grin Grin Grin Grin Grin Grin

how ya mouth ?
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Commonsense at 01:52 AM, 22/04/2011 (8 years ago)
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Quote from: ajanni on 05:39 PM, 19/04/2011
you are the most stupid and useless idiot GOD ever created , bastard and idiot

God purnish your generations for condemning the elections. Animal in a human clothing.
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ajanni at 06:35 PM, 22/04/2011 (8 years ago)
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TO HELL WITH YOU AND THAT OF YOUR GENERATIONS , IDIOT AND STUPID RIGGERS
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Commonsense at 07:31 PM, 22/04/2011 (8 years ago)
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Quote from: ajanni on 06:35 PM, 22/04/2011
TO HELL WITH YOU AND THAT OF YOUR GENERATIONS , IDIOT AND STUPID RIGGERS

Your generations are in hell already, senseless dog.
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ajanni at 11:29 PM, 22/04/2011 (8 years ago)
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your is a waste generation already , a cursed one from the LORD HIMSELF . useless and idiot
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humbleprince at 07:27 PM, 6/10/2011 (7 years ago)
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war and politics among pals>> Undecided Undecided Cool
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legionkiwi at 02:11 AM, 9/04/2012 (7 years ago)
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Quote from: ajanni on 08:26 PM, 18/04/2011
one of the worst election ever conducted in nigeria so far
which one is better the one aboki conducted?
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