Nigerians have decided to go to the poll today Saturday, February 25th, 2023 according to the election timetable set by Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to elect a person that will succeed President Muhammadu Buhari whose tenure ends on May 29.
The main three (3) dominant presidential candidates for this election are Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu of All Progressives Congress (APC), Atiku Abubakar of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), and Peter Obi of the Labour Party (LP) and nearly 93.5 million people are eligible to vote in today’s poll.
Accordingly, most election materials have been distributed across the country before today alongside of the deployment of security personnel to protect voters and guard against the snatching and destruction of the voting materials, vote-buying and hooliganism. Nigeria’s borders are already closed down and as well movement of vehicles of any form are prohibited on the roads but with the exception of that personnel who has been designated for election purpose.
Also in today’s election, Nigerians we determine those who are represent their interest in both the National House of Representatives and the Green Chamber, Senatorial positions.
The only state senatorial seat that the election will not hold today is the Enugu East Senatorial District. The postponement was necessary as announced by the electoral body INEC yesterday because of the killing of a Labour Party senatorial candidate, Oyibo Chukwu, and his aide.
Meanwhile, voters are trooping out as early as 7: 30 am to start casting their votes for the candidates of their choice and many social media wishes are in high spirits believing Peter Obi of the Labour Party should come out victoriously in today’s elections. According to political analysts, polling units are not on social media but encourage people to come out in large numbers to vote.
According to INEC, Polling Stations will be open for six hours starting from 8:30 am – 2:30 pm. But voters who are still in the queue as of 2:30 pm will be allowed to go through and cast their ballots.
Who is the Next President of Nigeria?
Nigerians have spoken with a loud, resounding, and united voice. Here are the results and the winner as announced by the electoral umpire, INEC on their website.
2023 Nigeria Presidential Election Final Results Sheet
We focus mainly on Top 4 political Parties as announced by INEC:
|S/N||STATE||All Progressives Congress (APC)||Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)||Labour Party (LP)||New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP)|
|1||Abia – (LP)||8,914||22,676||327,095||1,239|
|2||Adamawa – (PDP)||182,881||417,611||105,648||8,006|
|3||Akwa-Ibom – (PDP)||160,620||214,012||132,683||7,796|
|4||Anambra – (LP)||5,111||9,036||584,621||1,967|
|5||Bauchi – (PDP)||316,694||426,607||27,373||72,103|
|6||Bayelsa – (PDP)||42,572||68,818||49,975||540|
|7||Benue – (APC)||310,648||130,081||308,372||4,740|
|8||Borno – (APC)||252,282||190,921||7,205||4,626|
|9||Cross River – (LP)||130,520||95,425||179,917||1,644|
|10||Delta – (LP)||90,183||161,600||341,866||3,122|
|11||Ebonyi – (LP)||42,402||13,503||259,738||1,661|
|12||Edo – (LP)||144,471||89,585||331,163||2,743|
|13||Ekiti – (APC)||201,494||89,554||11,397||264|
|14||Enugu – (LP)||4,772||15,749||428,640||1,808|
|15||Gombe – (PDP)||146,977||319,123||26,160||10,520|
|16||Imo – (LP)||66,406||30,234||360,495||1,552|
|17||Jigawa – (APC)||421,390||386,587||1,889||98,234|
|19||Kano – (NNPP)||517,341||131,341||28,513||997,279|
|20||Kastina – (PDP)||482,283||489,045||6,376||66,386|
|21||Kebbi – (PDP)||248,088||285,175||10,682||5,038|
|22||Kogi – (APC)||240,751||145,104||56,217||4,238|
|23||Kwara – (APC)||263,572||136,909||31,166||3,141|
|24||Lagos – (LP)||572,606||75,750||582,454||8,442|
|25||Nassarawa – (LP)||172,922||147,093||191,361||12,715|
|26||Niger – (PDP)||375,183||284,898||80,452||21,836|
|27||Ogun – (APC)||341,554||123,831||85,829||2,200|
|28||Ondo – (APC)||369,924||115,463||4,405||930|
|29||Osun – (PDP)||343,945||354,366||23,283||713|
|30||Oyo – (APC)||449,884||182,977||99,110||4,095|
|31||Plateau – (LP)||307,195||243,808||466,272||8,869|
|32||Rivers – (APC)||231,591||88,468||175,071||1,322|
|33||Sokoto – (PDP)||285,444||288,679||6,568||1,300|
|34||Taraba – (PDP)||135,165||189,017||146,315||12,818|
|35||Yobe – (PDP)||151,459||198,567||2,406||18,270|
|36||Zamfara – (APC)||298,396||193,978||1,660||4,044|
|37||FCT – (LP)||90,902||74,194||281,717||4,517|
Votes in Percentage
- All Progressives Congress (APC) – 36.61%
- Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) – 29.07%
- Labour Party (LP) – 25.40%
- New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) – 6.23%
- Others – 2.70%