Muhammadu Buhari. (File: AFP)
Abeokuta - Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress has been announced winner of the 2015 presidential election in Ogun State, South West Nigeria, after collation of the state results were concluded on Sunday.
The State Collating Officer of INEC, Duro Oni announced the result late on Sunday night in Abeokuta.
According to him, of the total 559,613 votes cast, the APC candidate polled 308,290 to defeat President Goodluck Jonathan of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, who scored 207,950.
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The votes of other parties are: AA 584, AD 1927, ACPN 3072, ADC 1364, APA 1930, CPP 978, Hope 332, Kowa 432, NCP 815, UDP 562, PPN 4339 and UPP 597.
He added that total registered voters was 594,975, while total number of valid votes was 533,172 and number of rejected votes was 26,441.For the latest on national news, politics, sport, entertainment and more follow us on Twitter and like our Facebook page.