The presidential election results that was announced by the INEC were genuine as it was confirmed by the United Kingdom Government.
Harriet Baldwin confirmed that the accumulated results collected from civil society parallel vote tabulation correspond to the announced result.
“Along with our international partners, the UK believes the Nigerian people can have confidence in the result,” she said.
On Wednesday, the INEC chairman confirmed President Buhari winner of the 2019 Presidential elections.
The PDP agent at the collation centre refuse to endorse the results and Atiku the Condidate for the PDP reject the result and said they will all meet in court.
Statement from British minister confirmed the authentication of INEC result.
Harriet Baldwin congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his re-elected as President
“I offer my congratulations to President Buhari on securing a second term as the Nigerian President”, she said in a statement released by the British High Commission in Abuja”.
“The UK is a long-standing friend and partner of Nigeria and the Nigerian people and a stable and prosperous Nigeria benefits Africa and the world.”
Baldwin commended Nigerians for their resilience and commitment to democracy.
She urged any party or individual who wanted to challenge the result to go through proper legal channel.
“We encourage Nigerian authorities to examine all allegations of wrongdoing carefully, and take the necessary action against individuals found responsible’’.
She also condoled with the families and friends of those who lost their lives in election-related violence.
“No one should die in the exercise of their democratic rights,” she stated.
She repeat that UK Government will continue to support and its civil society “in drawing lessons from these elections and strengthening its democracy”.