ASUU Reaction As INEC Declares Buhari Winner
The Academic Staff Union of Nigerian Universities, ASUU, has reacted to the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari at Saturday’s presidential election.
ASSU wrote down on twitter pages !
The union congratulates Nigerians on their choice of a president.#NigeriaDecides2019result.
— Official_ASUU (@ASUUNGR) February 27, 2019
It’s official now , Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, on Wednesday February 26 declared Presidential candidate of All Progressives Congress, APC, President Muhammadu Buhari as the winner of Nigeria’s 2019 presidential election.
The INEC chairman , Mahmood Yakubu made the declaration on Wednesday Morning at The ICC Collation center in Abuja.
Among 36 states in Nigeria and the Federal Capital (FCT), Buhari polled a total of 15,191,847 votes, compared to the 11,262,978 votes recorded by Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
While Atiku has gained more votes, winning the incumbent President with wide margins in States in the South East and South-South, Buhari gathered insurmountable strength in the North.
A total of 73 presidential candidates participated in the election which held on Saturday.