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Presidential poll: Swearing in Tinubu as good as military regime – Datti Ahmed
From: Agency Report
Wed, 22 Mar 2023   ||   Nigeria,

The Labour Party vice presidential candidate in the just concluded February 25 elections, Yusuf Datti Baba Ahmed, has insisted that the President-elect, Bola Tinubu, can not be sworn in as president of the country.

Speaking with Arise TV on Wednesday, Datti declared that swearing in Tinubu would be “as good as swearing in military regime”.

According to the vice presidential candidate, there was a constitutional breach during the presidential poll that produced Tinubu of the All Progressives Congress, APC, as President-elect.

Datti claimed that the certificate of return issued to the former Lagos Governor by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has no value.

He said, “We cannot have a president-elect when there has been a constitutional breach. There’s a clear interpretation of Section 134 and INEC’s interpretation of Section 134.

“Asiwaju Tinubu is no President-elect, what he holds is a dud certificate that has no value.

“Swearing in Tinubu is an assault on the constitution, swearing in Tinubu is as good as swearing in a military regime.”


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