Nigerian envoy’s party just lost elections. Here’s why he’s happy

High commissioner hails democratic power handover.

Embassy Photo: Kristen Shane
Nigeria’s high commissioner, Ojo Maduekwe, has played a leading role in his party, the PDP.
Kristen Shane
Published: Wednesday, 06/24/2015 12:00 am EDT

Ojo Maduekwe just spent three months campaigning for his party to win elections in Nigeria and maintain its 16-year hold on the presidency.

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