Nigerians in the diaspora under the aegis of the Nigerian American Coalition for Justice and Democracy, Inc. have secured permission from the government of the United State to stage a protest against the outcome of the Presidential election held on the 25th of March 2023.
In the memo from the United States Department of the Interior, it revealed that it aimed to register its displeasure on the outcome of the election in Nigeria.
According to Sahara Reporters who spoke with the convener, Franklin Ekechukwu, he said, “Nigerian election was conducted on February 25, 2023, the institution that conducted the election did not follow their guideline nor rule of law by democratic principles.
“We in the diaspora are demonstrating to call the attention of the US government and Biden administration to not recognize the projected winner.”
The candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, and former Anambra governor, Peter Obi, who contested under the platform of the Labour Party (LP) are challenging the outcome of the election and have filed petitions at the Presidential Election Tribunals.