UK Opens Up on Preferred Presidential Candidate for 2023 General Election in Nigeria

British (UK) High Commissioner- Catriona Liang

We have no interest in who becomes Nigeria’s president – UK

The government of the United Kingdom (UK) has stated that it has no interest in the upcoming general elections in Nigeria, which will determine who will become the country’s next president.

This information was made public on Wednesday by Catriona Liang, the British High Commissioner to Nigeria.


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It came after a meeting in Abuja with the All Progressives Congress’ National Working Committee, which was held behind closed doors.

Mrs. Liang stated that the United Kingdom, UK will cooperate with whoever emerged victorious from the election.

The High Commissioner also voiced her trust in Nigeria’s democracy and the president’s resolve to ensuring that elections are held in an environment that is both free and secure.


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The United Kingdom, UK does not have a preferred candidate,” she stated. We are dedicated to holding elections that are free and fair, but we will cooperate with whoever emerges as the leading candidate for president after the election.

“There is a very solid alliance between the United Kingdom, UK and Nigeria, and we are rooting for Nigeria’s success. And democracy is an essential component of it.

She went on to say that the government of her country is pleased with Nigeria’s dedication to democracy as well as President Buhari’s commitment to holding free and secure elections in the country.

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Meanwhile, prior to this Revelation by the UK high commission, the presidential Candidate of the All Progressive Congress Bola Tinubu was at Chatham House  to deliver a lecture on his plans for Nigeria.

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