- Buba Galadima of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has aired his views about former president Goodluck Jonathan's resolve in conceding defeat in 2015
- Galadima said that by not contesting the result of the 2015 presidential poll, Jonathan shot himself in the foot
- He maintained that Jonathan had the chance to defeat President Muhammadu Buhari in a court of law
By not contesting the result of the 2015 presidential election in court, Buba Galadima of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said that former president Goodluck Ebele Jonathan shot himself in the foot.
Speaking on Wednesday, March 20, in Abuja, Galadima, who is the spokesman of the PDP said that Jonathan had the chance to defeat President Muhammadu Buhari in court, Channels TV reports.
The PDP spokesperson said: “He could have successfully triumphed because of what had happened eventually from the rulings of the Supreme Court on Rivers and Akwa Ibom. With the benefit of insight, I think Jonathan shot himself on the foot."
He said that unlike Jonathan, the party's presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, has headed to the court to contest the result of the poll declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
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Concerning the integrity in the country's judicial system in relation to elections, Galadima said: “If there are courageous, just and God-fearing Justices in this country, this election will be upturned and Atiku Abubakar will be declared the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria."
Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that Galadima had been released from custody. Galadima was said to have been arrested by suspected security operatives during the presidential election on Saturday, February 23.
Legit.ng gathered that Galadima was accused by the All Progressives Congress Presidential Campaign Organisation of plotting to announce Atiku Abubakar of the PDP winner of the presidential election.
Galadima was said to have been spotted at a press conference addressed by his party's presidential candidate in Abuja on Wednesday, February 27.
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