Women storm Abuja, beg Atiku to concede defeat

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A  group of women, under the aegis of Two Million Woman Rally for Democracy in Nigeria, on Friday appealed to Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Saturday’s election to congratulate his opponent, Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress to concede defeat.

The Independent National Electoral Commission had declared Buhari of the APC winner of the keenly contested election.

However, Atiku has vowed to go to court, alleging that the election was rigged.

The women started their march at the Unity Fountain down to Hilton Area before proceeding to the Force headquarters, Eagle Square and back to Unity Fountain.

They called on Atiku to emulate former President Goodluck Jonathan and congratulate Atiku on his victory.

Speaking during the rally, the convener, Mary Onuche, called on Atiku to save Nigeria from anarchy and embrace his brother.

Onuche also called on Buhari not to disappoint Nigerians who have overwhelmingly voted him for another term.

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