Presidential Election 2016 : Lionel Zinsou recognized his defeat against Patrice Talon

21 Mar

While the Beninese were looking forward to the major trends of the Commission Electorale Nationale Autonome  ( CENA), the candidate Lionel Zinsou, who arrived 1st at the first round of Benin’s presidential election, recognized his defeat on this March 21st, 2016, the day after the run-off vote.

It is earlier this morning at 3:43 am in a publication on his page Facebook.

He announced to have called his challenger Patrice Talon to congratulate him on his victory and wish him “good luck”.  Lionel Zinsou so confirms the first figures shared via internet and the social media conferring Patrice Talon‘s considerable advance in the run-off vote.

J’ai appelé Patrice Talon ce soir pour le féliciter de sa victoire et lui souhaiter bonne chance. Je m’exprimerai devant…”
Posted by Lionel Zinsou over Sunday, March 20th, 2016

The candidate, carried by the Alliance Fcbe-Prd-Rb explained that he will express himself to the press to thank his voters after the announcement of the officials trends by CENA planned for this evening.

Stay tuned for updates via @Cenabenin2016 @Vote_229 with our htag #Vote229!

Edna-Stella FAYOMI

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