BREAKING: Heavy protest rocks Excessive Fee in London over Nigeria’s election [PICS]

BREAKING: Heavy protest rocks Excessive Fee in London over Nigeria’s election [PICS]

A number of Nigerians staged a large protest on the nation’s Excessive Fee in London, United Kingdom (UK) on Thursday, demanding the nullification of Bola Tinubu of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) because the winner of the February 25 presidential elections.

POLITICS NIGERIA experiences that the demonstrators held placards that displayed messages like “Rishi Sunak (the UK Prime Minister), it’s too quickly to congratulate Nigeria”, “Mahmood Yakubu (the Chairman of the Unbiased Nationwide Electoral Fee, INEC), you aren’t good”, and “All we’re saying, give us free polls”.

This newspaper understands that supporters of the 2 main opposition social gathering candidates, Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Get together (PDP) and Peter Obi of the Labour Get together, constituted the protesters.

In response to them, final month’s elections have been “blatantly rigged”.

Recall that Prof. Yakubu, on March 1 introduced Tinubu, winner of the election with a complete of 8,794,726 votes, having additionally scored over 25 p.c of the votes solid in 30 states.

Atiku, a former vice-president, got here second with 6,984,520 votes, whereas Obi polled a complete of 6,101,533 votes to emerge third place.

Addressing a global press convention on March 2, Obi had vowed to problem the electoral course of in court docket, insisting his social gathering gained the election however had been robbed of its mandate.

“We are going to discover all authorized and peaceable choices to reclaim our mandate. We gained the election and we are going to show it to Nigerians,” he stated.

Atiku made an analogous declare and vow.

A coalition of Worldwide Election Remark Missions additionally faulted the method saying that the introduction of the Bimodal Voter Accreditation System (BVAS) and the INEC Outcomes Viewing Portal (IReV) have been perceived as an necessary step to make sure the integrity and credibility of the elections, however famous that importing of outcomes utilizing the BVAS didn’t work as anticipated.

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