INEC presents ‘C of R’ to Buhari


The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has presented the ‘Certificate of Return’ to President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) following his re-election.

Buhari was declared the winner of the presidential election in the early hours of Wednesday after he polled a total of 15,191,847 votes to defeat his closest rival and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, who scored 11,262,978 votes.

Buhari was accompanied by his vice-president, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo alongside many APC stalwarts and government officials.

INEC Chairman, Professor Yakubu Mahmood, presented the certificate to President Buhari in a brief ceremony at the International Conference Centre (ICC), Abuja.


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