Nigeria’s main opposition presidential candidate rejects polls result

ABUJA- Nigeria’s President re-elected Muhammadu Buhari faces a challenge from his main rival in the election race after the electoral body declared him the winner of the Saturday election.

Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the main opposition People’s Democratic Party, announced on Twitter Wednesday he rejects the result of the election and will be challenging it in court.

Abubakar said with regard to the presidential election, it was clear that there were “manifest and premeditated malpractices in many states which negate the results announced”.

Source: Ghana News Agency