The Presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was by Sunday night in a comfortable lead in his home state, Adamawa, after the results of the Presidential election in seven LGAs were announced.
Atiku polled 9,912 votes in Lamurde LGA to be slightly ahead of the Labour Party candidate, Peter Obi who got 9,744 votes in the LGA.
In the results announced at the state Presidential collation centre in Yola, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu got 3,645 votes in Lamurde.
Results of the Girei LGA announced immediately afterwards showed that Atiku got 17,557 votes against Tinubu’s 8,531 and Peter Obi’s 3749.
The pattern was repeated in Shelleng LGA where Atiku polled 14,765 against Tinubu’s 6,213 and Obi’s 1,028.
In Toungo LGA, according to the Presidential election results, Atiku had 7,401 votes while Tinubu polled 4,163 and Obi 651 votes.
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Results announced for Guyuk LGA indicated that Atiku again led the pack, this time with 13,942 votes, followed by Obi with 8,165 and then Tinubu with 5,904 votes.
For the results from Ganye, Atiku amassed 21,672 votes to beat Tinubu who got 10,112 votes and Obi who obtained 1,069 votes.
In Mayo Belwa, Atiku got 23,479 votes against Tinubu’s 13,271 and Obi’s 1,392