Peter Obi, the presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), has won the presidential election in Lagos state.
He defeated Bola Tinubu, the All Progressives Congress (APC) standard bearer, after the votes were calculated from all the 20 LGAs in the state.
Former vice president Atiku Abubakar who is the candidate for the People’s Democractic Party (PDP) came a distant third according to the results announced at Lagos collation centre.
Tinubu is a former Lagos governor and the state is historically his stronghold.
Though Tinubu won more local government areas, Obi defeated him with most of the votes.
All the results of the 20 local governments have been declared. Tinubu won in 11, while Obi won in nine local government areas.
With the results declared, Obi polled 582,664, while Tinubu scored 541,850
APC: 572, 606
LP: 582, 354
PDP: 75 750
Accredited voters: 1,347152
Total Valid votes: 1271451
Rejected votes: 64278
Total votes cast: 1,335729