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Niger presidential election: Mohamed Bazoum wins!

by Kunle Awosiyan

Mohamed Bazoum has been declared winner of the just concluded presidential election in Niger Republic

Sixty one year old Bazoum, who is the candidate of the ruling party and a former interior minister of the country had 55.75% of the vote while the opposition candidate Mahamane Ousmane had 44.25%.

He is set to succeed President Mahamdou Issoufou, who is stepping down after two five-year terms.

The election is however being contested by Supporters of defeated opposition candidate Ousmane was also a former president of the country

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