Tinubu celebrates success at tribunal, rallies Atiku, Obi’s support for govt

Tinubu celebrates success at tribunal, rallies Atiku, Obi’s support for govt

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President Bola on Wednesday night expressed happiness on his success at the .

A five-member panel of the presidential election led by Justice Haruna Tsammani had a few minutes ago upheld in the February 25 election.

Justice Tsammani, who read the judgement, held that the Peoples Democratic Party () candidate, , and his counterpart, Peter , did not successfully prove the allegations of , non-compliance with the electoral act and others in their petitions challenging the outcome of the election.

The president, who reacted to the ruling in a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Ajuri Ngelale, urged his rivals and other to join hands with him in the ongoing efforts at rebuilding the country.

He reaffirmed his commitment to the vision of building a unified, peaceful, and prosperous country that would work for all.

The statement read: “The President recognizes the diligence, undaunted thoroughness, and professionalism of the five-member led by Justice Haruna Tsammani in interpreting the .

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“The President affirms that his commitment to the rule of , and the unhindered discharge of duties by the tribunal as witnessed in the panel's exclusive respect for the merits of the petitions brought forward, further reflects the continuing maturation of 's legal system, and the advancement of 's largest democracy at a time when our democratic system of is under test in other parts of the continent.

“The President believes the presidential candidates and political parties that have lawfully exercised their rights by participating in the 2023 general elections and the judicial process, which followed, have affirmed 's democratic credentials.

“The President urges his valiant challengers to inspire their supporters in the trust that the spirit of patriotism will and forever be elevated above partisan considerations, manifesting into support for our to improve the livelihood of all .”

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