Outgoing president Roch Marc Christian Kaboré was re-elected in the first round with 57.87% of the vote at the head of Burkina Faso for a second term, the president of the Independent Electoral Commission (Céni) announced on Thursday.
The Burkinabè were called to elect their next president as well as the 127 deputies of the National Assembly on November 22. According to Newton Ahmed Barry, president of the Independent Electoral Commission (Céni), it is therefore Marc Christian Kaboré, the outgoing president, who was reelected in the first round (57.87% of the vote) at the head of Burkina Faso for a second term.
“Mr. Kaboré, Roch Christian Marc, with 57.87% of the vote is declared provisionally elected in the first round as president of Faso, ”said Mr. Barry. Eddie Komboïgo, candidate of the party of former president Blaise Compaoré, comes second with 15.48% of the vote ahead of Zephirin Diabré (12.46%), considered the leader of the opposition until then.
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