Just In: Tinubu, Shettima receives his Certificate of Return

Nigeria’s president-elect, Bola Tinubu and the vice presidential-elect, Kashim Shettima have both received their Certificate of Return from the chairman of the Independent Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu.

The former Lagos State governor received the certificate on Wednesday.

Kashim Shettima, the vice president-elect also received his certificate.

Tinubu won 12 states, his closest rival Atiku Abubakar of the People’s Democratic PDP, also won 12 states.

The candidate of the Labour Party, LP, Mr Peter Obi won 11 states including FCT while the candidate of the New Nigeria Peoples Party, NNPP, Rabiu Kwankwaso won one state.

Tinubu polled 8, 794, 726 while Atiku garnered 6,984,520. Obi scored 6,101,533 and Kwankwaso got 1, 496, 687.


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