Peter Obi wins Lagos state in Nigeria election – BBC News

BBC News – Feb 27, 2023



Opposition presidential candidate Peter Obi has won Lagos state in Nigeria’s election, provisional results show.

Obi’s win is a major upset to ruling party candidate Bola Tinubu, who has won three states in his south-western stronghold.

The race for the presidency is a tight contest between Bola Tinubu, Atiku Abubakar and Peter Obi.

The successor to President Muhammadu Buhari, who is stepping down after two terms, may not be known for days.

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