Asiwaju Bola Tinubu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been declared the winner of the 2023 presidential election by INEC.
The Chairman of the Commission, Mahmood Yakubu, who announced the final result at exactly 4.10 a.m. Wednesday, March 1, said after days of collation of results from across the 36 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory, Tinubu polled a total of 8,794, 726 votes.
His closest rival, Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party, scored 6, 984, 520 votes while Labour Party’s Peter Obi secured 6, 101, 533 votes to come third. Rabiu Kwankwaso of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP), has 1,496,687 votes.
See the final result:
APC – 8,794,726
PDP – 6,984,520
LP – 6,101,533
AAC – 14,608
See Breakdown of the 2023 Presidential Election Results