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Abuja Election Results: Buhari GMB Defeats Jonathan, GEJ In Aso Rock Abuja

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March 29, 2015 – Abuja Election Results: Buhari GMB Defeats Jonathan, GEJ In Aso Rock Abuja As Voters Cast Ballot In Total Darkness 

General Muham­madu Buhari (retd), the presi­dential candi­date of the All Progres­sives Congress (APC), defeated President Goodluck Jonathan in the elections conducted inside the Presidential Villa, Abuja by 18 votes.

While Buhari polled a total of 613 votes in the two polling units, Jonathan scored a total of 595 votes, in the two poll­ing units-Unit 021 and 022-lo­cated side-by-side within the villa.

At Unit 021, Jonathan beat Buhari to second position with 293 votes while the APC can­didate scored 265 votes.

At the second polling booth, Unit 022, Buhari emerged winner with 348 votes while Jonathan polled 302.

For the Senatorial election in Unit 021, PDP polled 286 votes to beat APC with 260.

In Unit 022, APC polled 337 votes while PDP scored 281 votes.

For the House of Represen­tatives election in Unit 022, APC polled 334 to beat PDP to distant second with 241 votes.

For Unit 021 however, it was a close contest between APC that won with 255 votes and PDP that polled 254.

A total of 575 voters were accredited out of the 2,181 registered voters for Unit 021 while 770 voters were accred­ited out of the 2,278 voters registered for Unit 022.

The sorting and counting of the votes ended at 11.30pm, necessitating some voters to illuminate the venue with the headlamps of their cars.

Meanwhile, Jonathan has returned to the Presidential Villa after casting his vote in his hometown, Otuoke, Bay­elsa State.

He was said to have re­turned at about 8.30pm.

He was inside his official residence while the votes cast in the two units were being counted in total darkness.



  1. Jacob Flow

    March 29, 2015 at 5:45 AM

    Well, Jonathan knew this all this while , but he refuse to accept defeat. But his defeat as come to stay. Change is on board as of this moment, Welcome change

  2. prince of ijeshaland

    March 29, 2015 at 5:50 AM

    PDP’s time is over, Nigerians are tired of GE we are ready for change

  3. chichi

    March 29, 2015 at 6:54 AM


  4. bae

    March 29, 2015 at 7:33 AM

    omg am so so so mhappy to hear the good news… say buhari say baba….welcome to a new change

  5. tina

    March 29, 2015 at 8:46 AM

    Do u knw hw many area councils in abj dis is jst a small portion if I hear. Say buhari win for abj dnt be deceived Goodluck is coming back.plenty naijagist crew go gt high blood pressure

  6. jumping

    March 29, 2015 at 11:02 AM

    Hopefully buhari wins because we can’t afford to waste another 4 years in the hands of that foolish clueless Jonathan or else Nigeria’s economy will turn out to be like Somalia’s…oh God please hear my personal prayers…enough is enough

  7. Barr ike

    March 29, 2015 at 12:04 PM

    GEJ will soon bounce back with an overwhelming result, trust me absolute! I saw it coming that, the yoruba’s and hausa’s in his cabinet will betray him. Moreso, i shall rely n the prophesies of notable men of God!

  8. Alabeera

    March 29, 2015 at 12:45 PM

    Wow hhpyy to here that even at villa buhari wins

  9. Alabeera

    March 29, 2015 at 12:46 PM

    Happy to here that even at villa buhari wins

  10. Sulaiman Ibrahim

    March 29, 2015 at 1:53 PM

    Tanq b 2 Allah! Buhari & Jonathan dey r al nigerian we proud of dem, lets 4get d differences, lets build better nigeria.

  11. olanrewaju

    March 29, 2015 at 2:02 PM

    Jonathan get out of Aso rock

  12. solomon brill

    March 29, 2015 at 3:21 PM

    Voting is still on. It is God that will decide this 2015 election not man this time around. The result, reverse is the case.

  13. Abdullahi Ibrahim Biye's copy

    March 29, 2015 at 5:43 PM

    Hahahahahaha up up up up up APC.

  14. truth is bitter

    March 29, 2015 at 6:35 PM

    SAY BUHARI …SAY BABA….SAY CHANGE jonathan dont appreciate what God has done for him and he was mislead by dirty people around him..

  15. anonymous

    March 29, 2015 at 10:00 PM

    Remember the election is a long distance race.The winner of the final lap wins it all. Its good news to see Buhari in the lead at the beginning. He will be out of gas by the time we come to the final lap. Congratulations to all PDP supporters.

  16. anonymous smart

    March 30, 2015 at 8:19 AM

    the cabals think they are winning, they will not win by GOD grace, this nation must and will be liberalised from the hands of a greedy few.

  17. ROKEED

    March 30, 2015 at 10:10 PM


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