Tinubu welcomes tribunal’s judgement
In the release, President Tinubu also called for collective efforts to build Nigeria.
He also praised the five-member bench, led by Justice Haruna Tsammani for their “diligence, undaunted thoroughness, and professionalism”.
The statement partly reads:
“The President urges his valiant challengers (Atiku Abubakar and Peter Obi) to inspire their supporters in the trust that the spirit of patriotism will now and forever be elevated above partisan considerations, manifesting into support for our Government to improve the livelihood of all Nigerians.”
Recall the country’s presidential election tribunal ruled on Wednesday, September 6, that the main opposition parties failed to prove claims of electoral malpractice against the governing All Progressives Congress (APC) in February’s disputed elections.
The challenges came after one of the country’s elections, in which former Lagos governor Tinubu won 37% of the vote, beating Atiku Abubakar of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and Peter Obi of the Labour Party (LP) to secure the presidency of Africa’s most populous nation….CONTINUE READING
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