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We support the wishes of the Nigerian people, not the Nigerian Government — US makes u-turn



Following a vastly controversial presidential election performed by the Impartial Nationwide Electoral Fee (INEC), on February twenty fifth, 2023, the place the APC presidential candidate, Bola Tinubu emerged victorious, a rating United States Senator, Jim Risch, has expressed disappointment on the Joe Biden authorities for unexpectedly congratulating Tinubu, as a substitute of siding with the Nigerian people who find themselves dissatisfied with the electoral course of. 

Risch who’s a Republican Senator from the state of Idaho, and member of the USA Senate International Relations Committee, stated the result of the election is extremely questionable, and observers report have to be taken significantly earlier than any formal acceptance.

Talking in Washington D.C, United States. Risch stated: “The continued electoral course of in Nigeria is broadly considered as deeply flawed by election observers and plenty of Nigerians. It’s disappointing to see the administration rush to embrace the consequence whereas the complete image of what occurred throughout this electoral course of is but to be seen.”

Risch additionally stated he had expressed related issues associated to different areas of the United States-Nigeria relationship with the Federal Authorities.


“I fear this rush to judgement will undermine our means to be an efficient associate to all Nigerians, particularly given their longstanding want for democracy,” Risch added.

Risch additional stated with Nigeria heading into state-level elections in just some days, it was necessary that the USA be extra involved with supporting the Nigerian folks and their democratic aspirations than embracing the Nigerian authorities.

Nigerians who’ve lengthy misplaced confidence within the President Muhammadu Buhari’s authorities, have rallied closely behind opposition events, notably the Peoples Democratic Occasion (PDP), and the candidate of the Labour Occasion (LP), Mr Peter Obi, to carry to an finish the APC’s 8 years of terror. 

Nevertheless, on election day, Nigeria’s electoral physique INEC, below Professor Mahmoud Yakubu, didn’t reside upto expectation, or seemingly compromised, thereby making certain the result goes in opposition to the desires of the vast majority of the Nigerian folks.


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