President Buhari to receive certificate of return by 2pm

President Muhammadu Buhari will receive a ‘Certificate of Return’ by 2pm on Wednesday, February 27, he emerged the winner of the just concluded Presidential election.

This was announced by the  INEC Chairman, Professor Yakubu Mahmood after declaring the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as President-elect, following final collation of results in the early hours of Wednesday.

He said, “Ladies and gentlemen, in fulfillment of the electoral act which says that a certificate of return shall be issued not less than seven days to the declaration of the winner, I hereby announce that the certificate of return will be issued to the President-elect and Vice President-elect at 2pm today in this very hall.”

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Buhari, who is the incumbent President, defeated the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, to emerge winner in the keenly contested poll.

Source: ChannelsTV

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