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Fresh Trouble for INEC Chairman As US, UK, Canada, EU Get New Demand From Over 300,000 Nigerians

Over 300,000 Nigerians have signed an online petition asking the United Kingdom, United States, European Union and Canadian authorities to cancel the visas of the Independent National Electoral Commission’s (INEC) chairman, Mahmoud Yakubu.

The petitioners are making the demand over alleged favouritism in the last Saturday’s presidential election, where Bola Tinubu, the presidential torchbearer of the All Progressives Congress (APC), was declared the winner, Sahara Reporters reported

The petition started on Thursday morning, March 2, and has gathered 316,071 signatures as of the time of writing this report.

The initiator of this petition, who was identified as Osusu said:

“I started this petition because Mahmood refused to do the will of the people. He rigged the election for APC against the will of the Nigerian voters.

“I am so very excited to see like minded people. So grateful guys. Let’s keep sharing.”

In the early hour of Wednesday, March 1, Yakubu declared Bola Tinubu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as the winner of the 2023 presidential election held, which was held on Saturday, February 25.

Tinubu had polled 8,794,726 votes to defeat his rivals from the Peoples Democratic Party and the Labour Party, who scored over 6 million votes. earlier reported the president-elect, Bola Tinubu, has set up a committee to reconcile with his opponents in the just concluded presidential and national .assembly election.

The governor of Ondo state, Rotimi Akeredolu, disclosed the plan during the presentation of the certificate to return to the president-elect.

According to Akeredolu, the committee is dominated by the elders of the ruling APC. Femi Fani-Kayode, a chieftain of the APC, has reacted to a video of some Muslims celebrating Bola Tinubu’s victory in an Islamic way.

The former minister of aviation described the video as the best he had ever come across since the celebration of Tinubu’s victory began.

Tinubu was declared the winner on Wednesday, March 1, following the conclusion of the presidential election on Saturday, February 25.