BREAKING: INEC declares APC’s Tinubu winner of 2023 presidential election
After a five-day Saturday election collation process by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC Prof Yakubu Mahmood has been declared the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Party, APC, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, winner of the polls.
Yakubu, who doubles as the Chief National Collation Officer and the presidential returning Officer in the early hours of Wednesday morning, said APC scored 8,794,726 votes to emerge the winner.
Atiku Abubakar of PDP secured 6,984, 520 votes to come a distant second in the Presidential election.
Peter Obi of the Labour Party polled 6,101, 533 votes to come third despite being a first-timer in the race.
The New Nigeria Peoples of Rabiu Musa Kwakwaso scored 1496,687.
APC won Twelve States(12), Peoples Democratic Party won Twelve states(12), Labour Party Eleven states(11 including the Federal Capital Territory) and the New Nigerian People’s Party, NNPP won a state.
Meanwhile, in its briefing with the media on Wednesday, the head European Union Election Observer Mission, EOM, Barry Andrew, scored the election high despite pockets of violence.