The Presidential Candidate of the People’s Democratic Party Atiku Abubakar has taken an early lead in Saturday’s presidential poll results of eight out of nine Local Government Areas of Rivers.

Reports from Port Harcourt on Monday said that the results were announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission electoral officers with the support of the collation officers from the Local Government Areas.

The results, which are still being collated across the state, showed the former Vice President leading in Oyigbo, Omuma, Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni, Obio/Akpor, Eleme, Andoni, Gokana and Etche Local Government Areas.

The results also showed the candidate of the All Progressives Congress and incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari trailing behind with a lead in Asari-Toru Local Government Area of the state.

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