Atiku Maintains Lead in Plateau


Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), is maintaining his lead in last Saturday’s presidential polls in Plateau State.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reported that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has so far declared results of 13 local government areas.

The commission is awaiting the results of other four local government areas.

Prof. Richard Kimbir, the collation officer, declared Atiku of the PDP as winner in 10 LGAs.

Shehu said that the presidential candidate of the APC Muhammadu Buhari won in three LGAs.

The PDP won in Jos South, Bokkos, Barkin Ladi, Riyom, and Bassa LGAs.

Other LGAs won by the PDP include Langtang North, Langtang South, Pankshin, Mikang and Kanke.

Kimbir said the APC won in Jos East, Shendam and Qua’anpan LGAs. (NAN)