Tue. May 18th, 2021

Burundian electoral commission declares Gen. Ndayishimiye winner of poll

Burundi’s President-elect, Gen. Evariste Ndayishimiye

Gen. Evariste Ndayishimiye, the flag bearer for the ruling National Council for the Defense of Democracy and the Forces for the Defense of Democracy (CNDD-FDD) has today been declared winner of the May 2020 Presidential election by the country’s electoral commission.

Ndayishimiye garnered 68,72% of the vote against the main opposition candidate Agathon Rwasa and leader of National Freedom Council (CNL) who trailed far behind with 24,19%

Rwasa proclaimed himself winner of the election last week sparking widespread suspicion of massive rigging across the country.

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