The All Progressives Congress (APC) has thanked Nigerians for electing its candidate, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu president-elect of Nigeria.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had early Wednesday declared Tinubu, winner of the 2023 presidential election held last Saturday.
INEC’s Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu declared Tinubu winner of the election early Wednesday, having satisfied the conditions of the electoral act.
In the declared result, Tinubu polled 8,794,726 votes to defeat Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Peter Obi of the Labour Party.
Atiku scored 6,984,520 votes to come second, while Obi came third, garnering 6,101,533 votes to come third.
Rabiu Kwankwaso of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) got 1,496,687 votes to come fourth in the presidential election.
Reacting to the victory of Tinubu, the APC took to its Twitter handle to thank Nigerians for electing its candidate.
The party said: “Thank you Nigerians for electing Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, President Elect of Nigeria.”