Wednesday, April 1

Muhammadu Buhari, Nigeria's President-Elect

General Muhammadu Buhari, former Head of State and candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) was this morning declared winner of last Saturday's presidential election.

Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Chairman Prof. Attahiru Jega declared Gen. Buhari winner of the keenly contested election after the collation of results from the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

Gen. Buhari scored 15,424,921 votes to defeat President Goodluck Jonathan, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who polled 12,853,162 votes.

Gen. Buhari won in 21 states. Goodluck Jonathan won in 15 and in the FCT.

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