- President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s victory at the presidential election petition court is receiving positive reception nationwide
- Former army chief Tukur Yusufu Buratai has joined the roster of top personalities to hail the tribunal’s decision
- He described the victory as “not only upholds the principles of justice and fairness but also reinforces the triumph of democracy”
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According to a statement obtained by Legit.ng on Thursday, September 7, Buratai described President Tinubu’s triumph at the tribunal as one that “not only upholds the principles of justice and fairness but also reinforces the triumph of democracy.”
Buratai calls for unity
Buratai stated that citizen must embrace their civic duty and contribute to the betterment of the country, stressing that there is a need to unite and build a brighter future for Nigeria and her citizens.
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“While political affiliations often divide individuals into different parties, it is crucial to recognize that once elected, there can only be one president at a time.
“Therefore, it is essential for all citizens, regardless of their party affiliations, to unite and support President Bola Ahmed Tinubu. By setting aside our differences and working together towards a common goal, we can foster a sense of unity and ensure the effective functioning of our government.”
He said Nigeria could be a better place if the collective efforts of her people can be maximised and translated into the development and enactment of policies to bring these developments to reality.
“Let us concentrate on the matters of utmost importance and engage in productive discussions that will bring about positive transformations.”
Tribunal Sack PDP Bayelsa Federal Lawmaker, Nullify Election
In another development, the Bayelsa state election petition tribunal has issued a verdict over the Sagbama/Ekeremor federal constituency polls.
According to the tribunal’s verdict, the victory of Hon. Fred Agbedi of the Peoples Democratic Party was dismissed, and the election was nullified.
The tribunal ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to conduct a fresh election within 90 days.