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Nigeria Decide 2019: APC Leading In Aso Villa

The All Progressives Congress, APC, on Saturday, won all polling units for both chairman and councilors hip elections at the presidential villa, Abuja.


Despite the low turnout at the two polling units PU) 021 and 022 at the State House, the APC candidate for the chairmanship election scored 290 votes to defeat the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate who polled 132 votes

The APC polled 162 votes in PU 021 and 128 votes in PU 022 while the PDP scored 70 votes in PU 021 and 62 votes in PU 022 respectively. 

For the councilorship election, the APC polled a total of 273 votes to defeat PDP which scored 151 votes from the two polling units at the villa. 

 Officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) arrived the two PUs located in the villa as early as 7:45am to wait for the arrival of voters.


Unlike the Presidential and National Assembly elections held on February 23, which featured massive voter turn out, the units were scanty with adhoc staff relaxing with virtually no work to do. More than 2,600 voters who were accredited voted at the two polling stations in the Presidential and National Assembly elections. Voting commenced at exactly 8:00am and ended at about 2:06pm. Accreditation and voting was done simultaneously in a peaceful atmosphere.


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