Bola Ahmed Adekunle Tinubu Now Nigeria President-Elect .
After a rigorous election, The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) which was established by the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria announced Bola Ahmed Adekunle Tinubu as the winner of the just ended Presidential election.
Mr Tinubu is one of Nigeria’s richest politicians, and based his campaign on his record of rebuilding the biggest city, Lagos, when he was governor which upheld his name.
The 70 year old veteran politician merged winner by 37% of the vote in the just completed heated election against his main opponents Atiku Abubakar his main rival who polled 29%, Labour’s Peter Obi 25%.
Losing parties have a norm of claiming election rigging and demand poll dismissal and a rerun.
Bola Ahmed Adekunle Tinubu is a Nigerian politician, businessman, and the national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) political party. He was born on March 29, 1952, in Lagos State, Nigeria.
Tinubu began his political career in the late 1990s when he was elected as a senator representing Lagos West Senatorial District under the platform of the Social Democratic Party (SDP). He later joined the Alliance for Democracy (AD) party and was elected governor of Lagos State in 1999, a position he held for two terms until 2007.
Nigeria is a federal republic in West Africa and has had several presidents since gaining independence from Britain in 1960.
A snipet of Nigerian Presidents Overview is as follows; Nnamdi Azikiwe (1960-1966), General Johnson Aguiyi-Ironsi (1966), General Yakubu Gowon (1966-1975), General Murtala Mohammed (1975-1976), General Olusegun Obasanjo (1976-1979), Shehu Shagari (1979-1983), Muhammadu Buhari (1983-1985), Ibrahim Babangida (1985-1993), Ernest Shonekan (1993), General Sani Abacha (1993-1998), General Abdulsalami Abubakar (1998-1999), Olusegun Obasanjo (1999-2007), Umaru Musa Yar’Adua (2007-2010) . A new leader elected and a new dawn cometh.