“Atiku, Obi Are Bad Losers”: APC Gives Cryptic Description of PDP, LP Flagbearers After Defeat
- PDP flagbearer Atiku Abubakar and Labour Party flagbearer Peter Obi have refused to concede defeat and insisted on going to court
- While Obi and Atiku have maintained, they would challenge Bola Tinubu's victory in the just concluded polls; the APC campaign council has dropped a word of wisdom for them
- The APC campaign team, which described the duo as bad losers, urged the presidential hopefuls to take their claims to court
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The All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential campaign council says it welcomes the move by Atiku Abubakar and Peter Obi, presidential candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the Labour Party (LP), to challenge the election victory.
At separate press conferences on Thursday, March 2nd, in Abuja, Obi and Atiku said they would contest the victory of Bola Tinubu, the standard-bearer of the APC.
OBI, Atiku are bad losers, APC says
Reacting on Friday, March 3rd, Dele Alake, the APC campaign’s media adviser, said the claims that the bimodal voter verification system (BVAS) was not used during the election is false because the device accredited Abubakar and Obi, a report by The Cable confirmed.
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“Let us say, unequivocally, that we welcome the decision of both the PDP and LP and also the NNPP candidates to test their claims, as ridiculous as they are, in the court of law as provided for by our constitution,” Alake said.
Bola Tinubu’s biography: age, net worth, children, wife, mansion
Bola Tinubu is a renowned Nigerian politician, national leader, and accountant. He has served his country in different political positions.
Tinubu is the former governor of Lagos State. He served for two terms that spanned from May 1999 to May 2007.
Bola is a member of the All Progressives Congress party. He also holds the titles of the Asiwaju of Lagos and the Jagaban of Borgu Kingdom.
Full list of biggest winners of the 2023 presidential election
A lot went down in the just concluded presidential and National Assembly election, held on Saturday, February 25, 2023.
The election revealed that even the most prominent politicians could be defeated even in their territory.
While some of the politicians won, others lost their home base to opposition parties and even a party that is less than a year old, the Labour Party candidates in some states defeated candidates of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the candidates of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).