Tough road ahead for Tinubu

Two weeks back, the world witnessed Africa’s most populous democracy, Nigeria going for presidential elections which were highly contested by a total of 18 candidates, prominent among them being Bola Tinubu, Atiku Abubakar and Peter Obi.

Tinubu emerged the winner of a closely fought contest for Nigeria’s presidency. However, opposition parties have rejected the results and say they will challenge them in court.

The election was marred by reports of voter suppression, and outbreaks of violence, particularly in Tinubu’s stronghold Lagos. Voters also faced lengthy delays and some election officials failed to turn up to polling stations.

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