Nigeria—Buhari Declared Winner As Opponent Promises To Challenge Results

Vanguard | 02/27/2019

The Nigerian electoral body has declared incumbent Muhammadu Buhari the winner of presidential elections held over the weekend, reports the Vanguard (Nigeria).  Buhari won more than 15 million votes and 19 states, eliminating the need for a runoff election, the Independent National Electoral Commission said on Wednesday.  His rival, Atiku Abubakar, won over 10 million votes in 17 states and the capital, Abuja.  Abubakar has rejected the results and said he will challenge...

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