Bola Tinubu declared winner of Nigerian presidential election – video | World news

Bola Ahmed Tinubu has been declared the winner in one of Nigeria’s most hotly contested elections since its return to democracy in 1999. Tinubu, of the ruling APC, received more than 8m votes, about 36% of the total, beating rivals Atiku Abubakar (6.98m) and outsider Peter Obi (6.1m). Opposition parties contested the result, calling for the election to be rerun, while Tinubu, the favourite heading into the polls, defended its integrity

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