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1st LD Writethru: Mohamed Bazoum wins Niger's 2nd-round presidential election

Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.

NIAMEY, Feb. 23 (Xinhua) -- Mohamed Bazoum, the candidate of Niger's ruling Party for Democracy and Socialism (PNDS-TARAYYA), won the second round of the presidential election on Sunday, according to the provisional results announced Tuesday evening in Niamey by the president of the Independent National Electoral Commission (CENI) Issaka Souna.
Bazoum won the election with 2,504,459 votes, or 55.75 percent of the total votes, against 1,985,736 votes, or 44.25 percent of the total, to his challenger Ma ...