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Near complete support for Jonathan in home state

2015-03-31 16:07
Goodluck Jonathan
President Goodluck Jonathan. (File: AFP)

Lagos - President Goodluck Jonathan won near total support in his home state of Bayelsa in the oil-producing south, results showed on Tuesday.

The 57-year-old won 361 209 votes of the 367 067 valid votes cast or 98.4 percent of the total, against just 5 194 for the main opposition candidate, Muhammadu Buhari.

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Jonathan himself encountered technical glitches with the new biometric voter identity card technology but was still able to cast a ballot after his credentials were checked by hand.

Read more on: bayelsa state  |  2015 elections

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