BREAKING: Obi beats Tinubu in Lagos


The Presidential Candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi, has defeated Bola Ahmed Tinubu of the All Progressives Congress in Lagos.

Obi polled 582,454 votes against Tinubu’s 572,606.

Tinubu, the former governor of Lagos state, is the acclaimed political godfather of the state.

Though Tinubu won more local governments, Obi defeated him with the majority of the votes cast.

All the results of the 20 local governments have been declared. Tinubu won in 11 while Obi won in nine local governments.

The local governments won by Tinubu include Agege, Apapa, Badagry, Epe, Ibeju-Lekki, Ifako-Ijaiye, Ikorodu, Lagos Island, Lagos Mainland, Surulere and Mushin.

Obi on the other hand won Eti-Osa, Amuwo Odofin, Ikeja, Ajeromi-Ifelodun, Kosofe, Oshodi-Isolo, Alimosho, Ojo and Somolu.

The final results was announced by the Returning Officer for the state, Professor Adenike Oladiji.


Accredited Voters- 1,347152


APC- 572,606

APGA -2,316

LP – 582,454

NNPP -8,442

PDP- 75,750


Rejected Votes – 64,278

Total Valid Votes – 1,335,729