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Tinubu urges Nigerians to beat ‘partisan divide’ and ‘come collectively’

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Nigeria’s president elect obtained Wednesday (Mar. 1st) the certificates of return from the electoral fee chairman.

Through the ceremony that occurred in Abuja, Bola Tinubu collected the formal doc confirming his victory and urged his fellow Nigerians to beat any partisan divide.

“I (take) this chance additionally to once more, to attraction to my fellow contestants to allow us to workforce up collectively. It’s the solely nation we now have,” he pleaded.

“It’s one nation that we should construct collectively. We received collectively. To place damaged items collectively, we should work for the unity, happiness and the concord.”

Tinubu’s victory stored the ruling occasion in energy in Africa’s most populous nation, elevating the spectre of protests by opposition supporters who have already got referred to as for the vote to be voided.

Tinubu’s speech came as the third-place finisher revealed he intended to challenge the results.

A lot of Nigeria remained calm Wednesday afternoon.

The election recorded a low turnout. This doesn’t essentially imply voter apathy, as participation was dampened by gas and foreign money shortages, voter suppression and violence, in accordance with some analysts.

The president elect is to be sworn in on Might twenty ninth.