INEC declares Buhari President-Elect

By Editor on 27/02/2019

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Buhari and Atiku
Buhari and Atiku

The Independent National Electoral Commission has officially declared announce President Muhammadu Buhari president-elect, following the collation of results of the 23 February election.

He won by 56% compared with 41% for the other candidate, businessman and former vice president Atiku Abubakar of the People’s Democratic Party.

The president won by 3.9 million votes, having garnered 15.2 million to Atiku’s 11.3 million.

The turnout, based on valid votes, was 33.2%. In the 2015 presidential election, turnout was 44%.

A message posted on Buhari’s Twitter feed late on Tuesday showed him smiling and surrounded by applauding staff at his campaign office.

I met the very hardworking members of our team, many of them young people, and was briefed on the performance of our party so far in the Presidential Elections. I am very proud of what has been accomplished,” he said on Twitter.

Posted 27/02/2019 05:15:28 AM

 

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