“Muhammadu Buhari of the APC, having satisfied the requirement of the law and scored the highest number of votes is hereby declared the winner,” Mahmood Yakubu, chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), told election officials and reporters in the early hours of Wednesday. Continue reading full story.
With one local government area result, Ibadan South East, yet to be announced, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, is leading President Muhammadu Buhari of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) with 32 local government areas so far declared. Read more.
“The commission came to the conclusion that proceeding with the election as scheduled is no longer feasible. Consequently the commissioners decided to reschedule the presidential and national assembly elections to Saturday 23 February 2019,” chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mahmood Yakubu, told reporters in the early hours of Saturday.