Mr Ahmed Makko, the Presiding Officer of Hassan Manzo 005, announced the result amidst jubilation by APC supporters.

Buhari scored 453 votes to defeat Atiku, who scored 80 votes.

Buhari defeats Atiku at Lamido Adamawa Palace Polling unit
Buhari defeats Atiku at Lamido Adamawa Palace Polling unit

However, in the senatorial election, Gov. Dankwambo won in the unit scoring 325 votes to defeat the APC candidate Alhaji Saidu Alkali who scored 212 for the Gombe North Senatorial seat.

NAN reports that Buharis supporters took to the streets to celebrate the victory.