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Jonathan wins in Enugu

By Tony Edike
ENUGU–THE  result of the Presidential Election held in Enugu State Saturday has been released with President Goodluck Jonathan of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, scoring 802,144 votes out of a total of 814,009 votes cast.

The State Returning Officer and Vice Chancellor of University of Nigeria, Nsukka, UNN, Professor Bartho Okolo, who announced the result in Enugu, said General Muhammadu Buhari of the Congress for Progressive Change, 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.

The ACN candidate, Nuhu Ribadu polled 1,755 to occupy fourth position in the presidential election conducted in 17 local government areas of the state.

Enugu State has about 1.3 million voters.

DETAILS OF THE RESULT AS ANNOUNCED BY THE RETURNING OFFICER:
PDP        –                  802,144
CPC        –                      3,753
PDC         –                     2, 642
ACN       –                       1,755
ADC       –                           186
ANPP   –                        1,111
ASP        –                               85
ARP        –                               58
BMPP   –                                94
FRESH PARTY     –              228
HDP       –                                 75
LDPN     –                               117
MPPP    –                                 89
NCP       –                               161
NMDP   –                                 88
NTP        –                               149
PMP      –                               648
PPP        –                               405
SDMP    –                               101
UNPD    –                               120
Total number of votes cast  –  814,009
About 1.3 million voters registered in Enugu State.


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