It’s been less than 24 hours since the President Muhammadu Buhari was declared the winner of the Nigeria presidential election by the Independent National Election Commission (INEC) and Nigerians has taken to different social media platforms to express their feelings about the new development.
Mohammedu Buhari who was the presidential candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC) won against the candidate of the People Democratic Party (PDP) Mr. Atiku Abubakar with over 15 million votes.
Nigerian leaving no words unspoken or in this case untyped, as they were about his victory and made it a trending topic on different social media mediums.
While the news seemed to have gladden the hearts of the re-elected President’s supporters as they came in their thousands online to share their joy with the rest of the world.
Here are some tweets from the Buhari supporters in all their glory:
On the flip side amidst the celebrations on twitter there was anger expressed by those who were not his supporter, those who felt disenfranchised, hard done by, duped by the re election into a second term of the present administration and did not wish him to be back at the helm — as most of them saw it as a sign of more hardships, security problems and backwardness for the next four years.
Here are some tweets we picked: