2023: APC Speaks on Tinubu’s Victory, Reveals Why Atiku, Obi Lost Presidential Election

2023: APC Speaks on Tinubu’s Victory, Reveals Why Atiku, Obi Lost Presidential Election

  • After Bola Tinubu recorded a landslide victory at the just concluded election, the APC campaign council has urged Atiku Abubakar of the PDP and Peter Obi of the Labour Party to take their claims to court
  • The party's campaign council did not stop there, the team revealed what led to the defeat of the presidential hopefuls
  • According to the APC presidential campaign council, the reasons the duo lost had earlier been foretold in the polity

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Campaign Council (PCC) has explained why the Peoples Democratic Party and Labour Party presidential candidates, Atiku Abubakar and Peter Obi, recorded significant defeat on Saturday, February 25, presidential election won by its candidate, Bola Tinubu.

While Atiku and Obi have refused to concede defeat and vowed to recover their mandate in court, the APC campaign team maintained their loss had already been foretold in the polity.

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APC says Obi and Atiku's defeat was already foretold before the poll. Photo credit: Mr. Peter Obi, Atiku Abubakar
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APC speaks on Obi, Atiku's loss

On Friday, March 3rd, in Abuja, the APC PCC special adviser on media and communication, Dele Alake, said that both Atiku and Obi, who came second and third during the election, knew their fate before Nigerians filed out to vote on Saturday.

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In a statement sent to Legit.ng Alake noted that the insistence by both candidates to seek redress in court was a “baseless journey of chasing after a mirage.”

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.

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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).

Source: Legit.ng

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Esther Odili (Politics and Current Affairs Editor) Esther Odili is a journalist and a Politics/Current Affairs Editor at Legit.ng with 6+ years of experience. Before joining Legit.ng, Esther has worked with other reputable media houses, such as the New Telegraph newspaper and Galaxy Television. She Holds OND and HND in Mass Communication from NIJ, where she was recognized as the best student in print journalism in 2018. Email: esther.odili@corp.legit.ng.

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