March 28, 2023

The governing get together candidate, Bola Tinubuwas declared the winner of Nigeria’s presidential election early on Wednesday.

Quickly after, he thanked his supporters and appealed to his rivals, who’ve been demanding revoting in Africa’s most populous nation, to just accept the outcome.

The announcement by election officers in a single day was prone to result in a court docket problem by the second- and third-highest finishers within the weekend vote, Atiku Abubakar and Peter Obi.

Abubakar completed second within the 2019 polls, and he appealed the outcomes earlier than his lawsuit was finally dismissed.

Tinubu’s All Progressives Congress get together urged the opposition to just accept defeat and never trigger bother after they demanded revoting saying that delays in importing election outcomes had made room for irregularities.

Tinubu obtained almost 8.8 million votes, or 37 %, whereas the primary opposition candidate, Abubakar, received 29 %. Third-place finisher Obi took 25 % with about 6.1 million votes, in response to the outcomes introduced on stay tv by the Impartial Nationwide Electoral Fee.

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