Breaking!: Kwara falls to Buhari
Senate President Bukola Saraki lost his local government to the presidential candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC) President Buhari, in Saturday presidential election.
In a similarly development, the Kwara State Governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed, also lost own local government to the PDP presidential candidate.
Mr Saraki hails from Agbaji quarters, Ilorin West Local Government Area of Kwara State while Mr Ahmed is from Share in Ifelodun Local Government.
The Senate President is the head of Mr Abubakar’s campaign organisation. Mr Saraki had earlier won his polling unit and delivered same for the PDP presidential candidate.
But in the presidential result announced for Ilorin West local government, President Muhammadu Buhari of the APC floored Mr Abubakar in the local government.
From official result announced for the local government Sunday evening,
PREMIUM TIMES earlier reported that Mr Buhari won in eight out of nine local governments declared as at 4 p.m.
Additionally, in Ifelodun, Mr Ahmed’s local government, Mr Buhari polled 19,760 to defeat Mr Abubakar who polled 8,782.
In other results announced for Edu local government,
There are 16 local government areas in Kwara State.