Retired President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday urged Nigeria’s presidential elections losers to seek audience with the court and maintain peace.
While acknowledging instances of mischief witnessed in the country before and after the ballot, Uhuru urged them to move to court if they felt aggrieved by the outcome.
The former Kenya’s head of state ,Uhuru, who is the head of the African Union Election Observers Mission (AUEOM) spoke after meeting election losers.
On Wednesday, Labour Party candidate Peter Obi announced that he would challenge the victory of All Progressive Congress candidate, Bola Tinubu, in court.
His running mate Yusuf Datti-Ahmed confirmed the statement during a meeting with party supporters.
“Here is an incoming government of the Federal Republic of Nigeria that is illegal and unconstitutional. We are submitting our case to the court of law, let them show again that level of confidence,” he said.
Tinubu garnered 8,794,726, while Atiku and Obi garnered 6,984,520 and 6,101,533 votes respectively.
Meanwhile, the Independent National Electoral Commission maintained that the election was free and fair and asked anyone with a different opinion to move to court.