Nigerians are going wild on the internet as Atiku’s supporters launch a crowdfunding campaign for his legal battle

Following the declaration of President Muhammadu Buhari by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) as winner of the February 23 Presidential election, there have been calls from far and wide (including religious and traditional leaders) on the Presidential candidate of the opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar to accept the results and not approach the courts for a redress.

While the former vice president and his party have dismissed such calls, insisting that he will press on with the case, majority of his supporters on Thursday went a step higher in ensuring that the case of their candidate doesn’t suffer any form of financial hitch and launched a ‘GoFundMe’ account to solicit funds from the public ahead of the resumption of the legal battle at the Presidential Election Tribunal.

As expected, the move witnessed massive reactions and here are a few of them we noted:


Those against:


And of course, expect the savages:

Dayo Taiwo-Sidiq :Dayo Taiwo-Sidiq is a Public Affairs Analyst, Compere and Social Change Advocate with major interests in Politics, Governance and Inspirational Speaking. He equally has a strong commitment to being a role model to young people in Africa by making a positive impact on everyone he meets and everywhere he goes.