Again, Peter Obi Speaks on His Plans to Challenge Tinubu’s Victory, Expresses Confidence in Judiciary
- The presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi, has maintained that there's no going back in challenging Bola Tinubu's victory
- The former governor of Anambra state expressed confidence that the judiciary would deliver the proper judgement
- The LP standard-bearer revealed that Nigeria has one of the best judiciaries in the world, but politicians keep trying to corrupt the system
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Peter Obi, the presidential candidate of the Labour Party, has said he is confident in the judiciary to deliver the proper judgement regarding the case before the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal, where he is challenging the result of the just-concluded February 25 presidential election.
Obi expressed his confidence in the judiciary during a live appearance on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily on Thursday morning, March 16.
I have no reason to doubt the court, Obi says
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The LP candidate said he had no reason to doubt the court, stating that Nigeria has one of the finest judiciaries in the world; however, politicians keep trying to corrupt the judiciary.
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“Do you know what it means to spend over $1bn?" Peter Obi weeps for Nigeria's democracy
Peter Obi, the Labour Party candidate in the just concluded 2023 presidential election, has described the poll as the worst in the history of Nigeria.
While speaking on Channels Television on Thursday, March 16, Obi said the election was a great setback in the country's democratic process.
The former governor of Anambra maintained that the election was the worst in the country's history because of the hope and huge expenditure invested in technology as supported by the Electoral Law 2022.
2023 presidential election results: State-by-state breakdown shows where Tinubu, Atiku, and Peter Obi won and lost
It's no longer news that the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, Bola Tinubu, won the 25 February 2023 Presidential elections, though other contenders have gone to court to challenge the victory.
According to the final results announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Tinubu scored 8,794,726 votes to win the poll.
He was followed by opposition by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Atiku Abubakar, who polled 6,984,520 votes.