In early tallying of the polls in Nigeria it seems as if incumbent president Muhammadu Buhari is in the lead but the party of his main challenger, Atiku Abubakar has rejected the tallies as “incorrect and unacceptable”.
Senegal also went to the polls this past weekend with incumbent president Macky Sall claiming victory but the opposition denouncing this.
So what does the state of these elections mean to the respective countries? For some analysis were joined by from Pretoria by Professor Kealeboga Maphunye, an expert on African Politics and Political Science at UNISA.
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