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Presidential poll: Losers should go to court not streets – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, congratulated the winner of the 2023 presidential election and Candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, and urged any aggrieved person to go to court.

The President said candidates that lost the election and their supporters should take their grievances to court and not to the streets.

News Source: Vanguard Newspaper

Reacting to the results, President Buhari in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, said: “I congratulate His Excellency Bola Ahmed Tinubu on his victory.

"Elected by the people, he is the best person for the job. I shall now work with him and his team to ensure an orderly handover of power.

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CSOs Canvass Immediate Reform Of INEC

Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) have called for the reform of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

According to the CSOs, the logistics challenges experienced during the election calls for reform of INEC.

News Source: Leadership News

Speaking during the presentation of their report, the co- chair, Yiaga Africa Board, Dr Aisha Abdullahi, said the election was a fraud with logistics challenges adding that the delay in posting the election result in real time resulted in public distrust.

"Once again, the 2023 elections presidential and National Assembly (NASS) elections were a missed opportunity. Factors like serious logistical and technological shortcomings, non - compliance with electoral guidelines, lack of transparency, and manipulation of election results undermine public confidence in INEC and the overall outcome of the elections.

Poll: We’ll retrieve our mandate in court, Obi-Datti vow

The Vice Presidential candidate of Labour Party, Dr. Yusuf Datti Baba-Ahmed, has assured Nigerians, especially party supporters, that he and his principal, Mr. Peter Obi, were prepared to pursue and retrieve their mandate through the legal system.

He appealed to Nigerians to continue to exercise their franchise because democracy belongs to those who could practice it.

News Source: Vanguard Newspaper

Baba-Ahmed, who stated this at a briefing at LP Presidential Campaign Secretariat in his first comment after the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, declared Asiwaju Ahmed Tinubu as president - elect, in Abuja yesterday, said: “We ask Nigerians to continue to exercise their civic duties. ”Democracy belongs to the people who can practice it. Nigeria should continue to make efforts to practice it. The only language we understand is peace. Obi and I believe even more in Nigeria and Nigerian people.

Atiku to supporters: Remain calm, we’ll reclaim our stolen mandate

The presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar, has asked his supporters not to despair, assuring them that the battle to retrieve “our stolen” mandate was on the way.

Atiku spoke through the Director Public Affairs of PDP Presidential Campaign Committee, Senator Dino Melaye, in Abuja yesterday.

News Source: Vanguard Newspaper

In a short message to supporters, he said: “A clarion call on all Atiku’s supporters all over the world not to be perturbed. Weeping may tarry till night but joy cometh in the morning. This grave injustice shall not stand.

"The battle to retrieve our stolen mandate is a battle of no retreat, no surrender. We shall overcome".

He spoke against the backdrop of the announcement of the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Ahmed Tinubu, as winner of last Saturday’s presidential election by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC.

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