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Full Results Of June 12 Presidential Election

The following are the reports, state by state, of the June 12 1993 Presidential election in which Chief MKO Abiola of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) and Bashir Tofa of the National Republican Convention (NRC) were the main candidates.

The National Electoral Commission (NEC), chaired by Professor Humphrey Nwosu, declared the results in only 14 states before the regime of former military president Ibrahim Babaginda annulled the exercise. The unofficially released results go thus:

(1)-Abuja (FCT)

NRC-18,313 47.84

SDP-19,968 52.16

256,500

WINNER:-ABIOLA

(2)-Abia

NRC-151,227 58.96

SDP 105,273 41.04

334,490

WINNER:-TOFA

(3)-Adamawa

NRC-167,239 54.28

SDP-140,875 45.72 414,129

WINNER:-TOFA

(4)-Akwa Ibom

NRC-199,342 48.14 SDP-214,787 51.86 371,288

WINNER:-ABIOLA

(5)-Anambra

NRC-159,258 42.89 SDP-212,024 57.11 847,274

WINNER-ABIOLA

(6)-Bauchi

NRC- 524,836 60.73 SDP-339,339 39.27 406,132

WINNER:-TOFA

(7)-Benue

NRC-186,302 43.06 SDP-246,830 56.94

282,180

WINNER – ABIOLA

(8)-Borno

NRC-128,684 45.60 SDP-153,496 54.40 342,755

WINNER-ABIOLA

(9)-Cross River

NRC-153,452 44.77 SDP-189,303 55.23 472,278

WINNER-ABIOLA

(10)-Delta

NRC-145,001 30.70 SDP-327,277 69.30 308,979

WINNER-ABIOLA

(11)-Edo

NRC-103,572 33.52 SDP-205,407 66.48 427,190

WINNER-ABIOLA

(12)-Enugu

NRC-284,050 51.91 SDP-263,101 48.09 349,902

WINNER-TOFA

(13)-lmo

NRC-195,836 55.14 SDP-159,350 44.86 228,388

WINNER-TOFA

(14)-Jigawa

NRC-89,836 39.33

SDP-138,552 60.67 726,573

WINNER-ABIOLA

(15)-Kaduna

NRC-356,860 47.80 SDP-389,713 52.20 324,428

WINNER-ABIOLA

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(16)-Kano

NRC-154,809 47.72 SDP-169,619 52.28 442,176

WINNER-ABIOLA

(17)-Katsina

NRC-271,077 61.30 SDP-171,162 38.70 286,974

WINNER-TOFA

(18)-Kebbi

NRC-144,808 67.34

SDP-70,219 32.66

488,492

WINNER-TOFA

(19)-Kogi

NRC-265,732 54.40 SDP-222,760 45.60 352,479

WINNER-TOFA

(20)-Kwara

NRC- 80,209 22.78 SDP-272,270 77.24 1,033,397

WINNER-ABIOLA

(21)-Lagos

NRC-.149,432 14.46 883,865 85.5

357,787

WINNER-ABIOLA

(22)-Niger

NRC-221,437 61.90 SDP-136,350 38.10 484,971

WINNER-TOFA

(23)-Ogun

NRC-59,246 12.22

SDP-425,725 87.78 964,018

WINNER-ABIOLA

(24)-Ondo

NRC-162,994 15.58

SDP-883,024 84.42 437,334

WINNER-ABIOLA

(25)-Osun

NRC-72,068 16.48

SDP-365,266 83.52 641,799

WINNER-ABIOLA

(26)-Oyo

NRC-105,788 16.48 SDP-536,011 83.52 676,959

WINNER-ABIOLA

(27)-Plateau

NRC-259,394 38.32 SDP-417,565 61.68 1,026,824

WINNER-ABIOLA

(28)-Rivers

NRC-6408,973 63.37

SDP-370,578 36.63

469,986

WINNER-TOFA

(29)-Sokoto

NRC-372,250 79.21

SDP- 97,726 20.79 469,986

WINNER-TOFA

(30)-Taraba☆

NRC-64,001 38.58

SDP-101,887 61.42 176,054

WINNER-ABIOLA

(31)-Yobe

NRC- 64,061 38.41

SDP-11,887 63.59

38,281

WINNER-ABIOLA

According to unofficial results, Tofa got a total of 5,952,087 (41.64%) of votes nationwide while Abiola, running on the platform of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), scored 8,341,309 (58.36%).

The total vote cast was 14,293,396. Abiola won 19 of the 30 states and in the FCT, leaving Tofa with 11 states.

Source: The Cable. [myad]