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How The Presidential Candidates Fared

18 Apr 2011

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Jonathan

Won in: 23 states, including 16 out of 17 southern states and seven Northern states (Kwara, Kogi, Nasarawa, Benue, Plateau, Adamawa and Taraba), plus FCT

Scored 25% or more in: 32 states and FCT

Scored less than 25% in: 4 states (Bauchi, Borno, Kano and Yobe)

Polled highest votes in: Rivers (1,817,762)


Buhari

Won in: 12 states—all in the North (Kano, Kaduna, Katsina, Zamfara, Borno, Yobe, Bauchi, Gombe, Niger, Jigawa, Kebbi and Sokoto)

Scored 25% or more in: 11 states (Nasarawa and Taraba inclusive)

Scored less than 25% in: 24 states, including all Southern states and Kogi, Kwara, Benue and Plateau in the North

Polled highest votes in: Kano (1,624,354)


Ribadu

Won in: Osun

Scored 25% or more in: Three states—all in the South-west

Scored less than 25% in: 33 states and FCT

Polled highest votes in: Osun (427,000)

Shekarau

Won in: Zero State

Scored 25% or more in: Zero State

Scored less than 25% in: 36 states and FCT 

Polled highest votes in: Kano (526,310)

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