Obi defeats Tinubu, Atiku in Lagos


The presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi, has won Lagos, defeating the All Progressives Congress, APC presidential candidate, Bola Tinubu.

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) results showed Mr Obi won in a hotly-contested race against Mr Tinubu, a former two-time state governor in the country’s commercial hub who has long prided himself as the invincible leader, Peoples Gazette reports.

Final results declared by the electoral office showed Mr Obi won 582,454 for Labour Party against Mr Tinubu’s 572,606 for the APC. The Peoples Democratic Party’s Atiku Abubakar came a distant third in the exercise.