Peter Obi humbles city boy, Tinubu in Lagos

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In what many political pundits have described as unprecedented, the Labour Party Presidential candidate, Peter Obi has won the Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC in Lagos.

Mr Obi scored 582,454 votes to defeat his closest challenger, Bola Tinubu of the APC, who scored 572, 606 votes.

Atiku Abubakar of the PDP came third with 75,750 votes.

A total of 1,347,152 people were accredited for the election in Lagos, a state where Mr Tinubu has a lot of political control and influence.

 Tinubu, who touts himself as the “city boy” of Lagos, vowed to floor Mr. Peter Obi’s Labour Party whom he described as structureless.

This is the first time since 1999 that another political party has won Lagos State in both the Presidential election.  

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