Nigeria's Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday publicly conceded defeat in the presidential election to Muhammadu Buhari, expressing his gratitude for the opportunity to lead the nation.
"I thank all Nigerians once again for the great opportunity I was given to lead this country and assure you that I will continue to do my best at the helm of national affairs until the end of my tenure," he said in a statement.
"I have conveyed my personal best wishes to General Muhammadu Buhari."
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