Post-election comments and the hopes of innocent Nigerian youths

I wrote this exactly 4 years ago after Buhari lost election to Jonathan.

Surviving Entropy

April, 2011

Watching the unfolding events following the announcement of Dr Goodluck Jonathan as the winner of the just conclude presidential election in Nigeria, and the ensuing violent attacks of different targets in Adamawa, Bauchi, Gombe, Kaduna, Kano and Sokoto States, is, to say the least, disturbing and unfortunate. It paints the picture of yet, another African country at war.

Rampaging youth in northern Nigeria went on the streets in protest against what they perceived as robbery of their votes, having voted en mass to General Muhammadu Buhari, the presidential candidate fielded on the platform of Congress for Progressive Change (CPC) and the main challenger of the ruling party´s Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) President Goodluck Jonathan in the 19th April, 2011 election. Security agents have since been deployed to the affected areas to restore peace and order and both President Jonathan and General Buhari have condemned the act and appealed…

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