Nigerians went to the polls last Saturday 25 February 2023 to elect the next President of Nigeria after the ruling All People Congress, Mohammad Buhari completed 8yrs in Office.

Before the election Nigerians were grumbling about over 20% inflation, massive youth unemployment and serious soaring prices of goods and services to the point that pundits presented that there is going to be a change of government.

But the election result though tightly contested amongst ruling party candidates, Ahmed Asiwaju Tinubu and his closest rivals- Atiku Abubakarr of People Democratic Party (PDP), and Peter Obi of Labor Party (LP) was eventually won by Ahmed Tinubu with about 35% of the valid votes cast while his closest rivals pull about 30% and 26% of the valid votes cast.

There were about 93 million Registered voters but only about 30% of that number cast their votes in the elections. The Labour Party Candidate Peter Obi performed impressively by winning 11 states including FCT while both the ruling APC and main opposition PDP won in 12-12 states respectively. Before the announcement of the final result both the PDP and the Labour Party have discredited the vote and called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to annul the votes and conduct a fresh election while at the same time calling on the Chief Electoral Commissioner Professor Yakubu to resign.


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