Nigeria Decides: INEC declares Bola Tinubu winner of presidential election
By Dayo Badmus,
Professor Mahmud Yakub of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu winner of the 2023 Presidential election in Nigeria.
In a keenly contested race, Tinubu edged his closest rivals, Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Peter Obi of Labour Party (LP) to emerge victorious.
Tinubu polled a total 8,794,726 votes, while PDP got 6,984,520 votes.
Peter Obi got a total of 6,101,533 votes while Rabiu Kwankwaso of NNPP recorded 1,496,687 votes.