A young boy has died while celebrating President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election in Taraba state. According to reports, the deceased fell from a motorcycle yesterday while jubilating with others along a highway in Jalingo, Taraba state.
He was said to have died on the spot and his corpse later evacuated on the road by the officials.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has officially declared President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as the winner of the 2019 presidential election, defeating Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) with over three million votes.
Buhari was declared the winner of the election in Wednesday morning, more than three days after voting closed in most of the polling centres. He polled 15,191,847 votes, winning in 19 states, to defeat other 72 candidates including former vice president of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar.
Also yesterday, a young man died in Abuja while celebrating Buhari’s victory in the presidential election.