Peoples Democratic Party candidate in the presidential election held last Saturday has defeated President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress in Imo State .
According to the result announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission at its office in Owerri showed that Atiku got 334 , 923 votes , to defeat Buhari who garnered 140 , 463 .
The result was announced by The INEC Returning Officer in the state, Prof . Benjamin Ozumba , who is the Vice Chancellor of the University of Nigeria , Nsukka.
According to report, total number of registered voters was 2 , 037 , 563 while 585 , 741 were accredited for the poll; 511 , 566 valid votes, while 31 , 191 votes were rejected. total of 542 , 777 votes were cast .