Three days after presidential elections held on Feb 23, results announced by INEC, Nigeria’s electoral commission confirm president Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been re-elected.
Buhari fulfilled both criteria for winning the presidency, scoring a majority of the vote as well as over 25% of votes cast in 24 of Nigeria’s 36 states. Buhari defeated main challenger, former vice president Atiku Abubakara of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to emerge winner with 56% of the vote
For its part, PDP has already rejected the results, alleging electoral malpractices. As further proof of the dominance of APC and PDP, Nigeria’s two largest political parties, third party candidate collectiuely won just over a million votes nationwide
Buhari Is Nigeria President For Another 4 Years.
Buhari has an unassailable 14,602,455