The United Kingdom Government has reacted to the results collated and announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
Naija News reports that the UK government confirmed that the results of the elections were authentic.
According to the British Minister of State for Africa, Harriet Baldwin, the results obtained through the civil society Parallel Vote Tabulation process were consistent.
The statement by the British minister was the first authentication of INEC result, especially from the international community.
“Along with our international partners, the UK believes the Nigerian people can have confidence in the result,” she said.