BREAKING: INEC declares Tinubu President-Elect
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu as President-elect.
The INEC Chairman, Prof Mahmood Yakubu, said Tinubu polled a total of 8,794,726 votes to defeat Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Atiku Abubakar, who polled 6,984,520 votes while Peter Obi of Labour Party secured 6,101,533, and Rabiu Kwankwaso of New Nigerian Peoples Party trailed with 1,496,687.
Yakubu made the pronouncement at exactly 4:10 am on Wednesday at the INEC collation centre, International Conference Centre in Abuja.
He said valid votes were 24,025940 and rejected votes were 939,278, while the total votes cast were 24,966218.