The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has officially declared President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress as the winner of the 2019 presidential election, defeating Atiku Abubakar of the PDP with over three million votes
Mahmood Yakubu said the duty of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is to conclude and collate the presidential result for final declaration.
The INEC chairman announced that Muhammadu Buhari of the APC scored 15, 191, 847 votes. while Atiku Abubakar of the PDP scored 11, 262, 978. Total valid votes – 2, 732, 4583 Rejected votes 1, 289, 607 Total votes cast – 2, 861, 4190 Yakubu said following the collation, he said he now performs his role as returning officer and listed all the names of the presidential candidates and their total votes.