AT LEAST 2 LIVES LOST IN NIGER ELECTORAL VIOLENCE.
Written by miebaka ikiriko on February 26, 2021
At least two persons have been killed and hundreds arrested in Niger’s post-election violence.
Violence erupted on Tuesday after the electoral commission declared former Interior Minister, Mohamed Bazoum Victor the Winner in Sunday’s run-off.
According to the commission, Bazoum got fifty-five-point seven-zero-five percent, while the opposition’s candidate, Mohamane Ousmame garnered forty-four-point-two-zero-five percent. Ousmane disputed the result and alarmed he narrowly won with fifty-point-three percent of the vote