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Nigerian bishops cite tensions after disputed election

March 02, 2023

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CWN Editor's Note: The Catholic bishops of Nigeria have warned of “palpable tension in the air” after a contested presidential election.

The victory of a candidate backed by the country’s ruling party brought protests of vote fraud. Archbishop Lucius Iwejuru Ugorji, the president of the nation’s episcopal conference, observed that the handling of the results “raises suspicions in many minds about the transparency of the entire process.”

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