The Constitutional Court of Niger confirmed, on March 21, the victory of the candidate of the Nigerian Party for Democracy and Socialism (PNDS-TARAYYA, power) Bazoum Mohamed in the second round of the presidential election on February 21.
During a ceremony organized at the seat of the Court, its president Bouba Mahamane declared that Bazoum Mohamed won 55.66% of the vote, against 44.34% for the candidate of the Democratic and Republican Renewal (RDR Tchandji, opposition) Mahamane Ousmane.
The victory of Bazoum Mohamed had been announced since February 23 by the Independent National Electoral Commission (Ceni) with 55.75% against 44.25% for Mahamane Ousmane.
The latter contested the results and lodged an appeal with the Court. Bazoum Mohamed will be sworn in on April 2 and will succeed Mahamadou Issoufou.
Source Anadolu Agency