Alpha Conde, 82, received 59.5 p.c of the votes forged, in keeping with a preliminary tally from the election fee.
Guinea’s President Alpha Conde received the October 18 election with 59.5 p.c of the vote, in keeping with a full preliminary tally from the election fee on Saturday.
The victory, which requires affirmation by the Constitutional Court docket, provides a 3rd time period in workplace to the 82-year-old Conde after a bitterly fought election by which the opposition mentioned he had no proper to take part.
Conde says a constitutional referendum in March reset his two-term restrict, however opponents say he’s breaking the regulation by holding onto energy.
Outcomes have been introduced in batches in current days and already confirmed Conde with an unassailable lead, sparking road protests in opposition strongholds by which not less than 17 individuals died.
Opposition candidate Cellou Dalein Diallo, Conde’s nearest rival with 33.5 p.c of the vote, mentioned he has proof of fraud and plans to file a grievance with the constitutional court docket.
Underneath the regulation, complaints have to be filed inside eight days of the preliminary outcomes.
Conde, a former opposition chief who was sentenced to demise in 1970 by Marxist President Sekou Toure, lastly received the highest job in 2010.
His election raised hopes for democratic progress however critics say he has stifled dissent.
Diallo, 68, is a former prime minister who additionally completed runner-up to Conde within the 2010 and 2015 elections.