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Muhammadu Buhari Declared Winner

President Muhammadu Buhari was on Wednesday declared winner of Saturday’s presidential elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Muhammadu Buhari declared winner of 2019 Presidential election
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The Returning Officer for the 2019 presidential elections, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, made the declaration at 4.37am.

Incumbent President Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) polled 15,191,847 votes to defeat the country’s former Vice President Atiku Abubakar of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who had 11,262,978 votes.

Making the declaration, Yakubu said: “That Muhammadu Buhari, having scored the highest number of votes and satisfied the provision of the electoral act is hereby declared the winner of the presidential election.’’

He announced that certificate of return will be issued to the President-elect and Vice President-elect by 2 pm on Wednesday.

Yakubu gave the scorecard of all the parties as follows:
  1. A — 19209
  2. AA — 14380
  3. AAC — 33,953
  4. AAP — 8902
  5. ABP — 4523
  6. ACD — 11,325
  7. ACPN — 7223
  8. ABC — 97874
  9. ABP — 54930
  10. AGA — 4689
  11. AGAP — 3071
  12. ANDP — 3104
  13. ANN — 16779
  14. ANP — 3586
  15. ANRP — 4340
  16. APA — 36866
  17. APC — 15,191,847
  18. APDA — 26558
  19. APGA — 66851
  20. APM — 26039
  21. APP — 3585
  22. ASD — 2146
  23. AUN — 1092
  24. BNPP — 1649
  25. CAP — 1111
  26. CC — 2391
  27. CNP — 1874
  28. DA — 2769
  29. DPC — 5242
  30. DPP — 14483
  31. FRESH — 4554
  32. FJP — 4174
  33. GDPN — 41852
  34. GPN — 4924
  35. HDP — 1663
  36. ID — 1845
  37. JMPP — 1853
  38. JP — 1911
  39. LM — 1438
  40. LP — 5074
  41. MAJA — 2651
  42. MMN — 14540
  43. MPN — 2752
  44. NAC — 2279
  45. NCMP — 1378
  46. NCP — 3799
  47. NDCP — 1192
  48. NDLP — 1588
  49. NEPP — 1524
  50. NFD — 4096
  51. NIP — 2248
  52. NNPP — 6111
  53. NPC — 10081
  54. NRM — 6229
  55. NUP — 5323
  56. PCP — 110196
  57. PDP — 11,262,978
  58. PPA — 21822
  59. PPC — 8979
  60. PPN —4622
  61. PT — 2613
  62. RAP — 2972
  63. RBNP — 1792
  64. RP — 2388
  65. SDP — 34746
  66. SNC — 28680
  67. SNP — 3941
  68. UDP — 3170
  69. UP — 1561
  70. UPN — 1631
  71. WTPN — 732
  72. YES — 2394
  73. YPP — 21886
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