2023 Presidency: Labour Party's Datti Baba-Ahmed Speaks on Value of Tinubu's Certificate of Return
- The Labour Party's vice presidential candidate for Saturday, February 25, election, Yusuf Datti Baba Ahmed, has spoken on Bola Tinubu's certificate of return
- Speaking with journalists on Wednesday, March 22, Yusuf Datti Baba-Ahmed, said the certificate issued by INEC to Tinubu has no value
- The northern politician argued that going by section 134 and INEC’s interpretation of section 134, Nigeria has no president-elect
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Yusuf Datti Baba-Ahmed, the vice presidential candidate of the Labour Party in the Saturday, February 25, election, has claimed that Nigeria does not have a president-elect.
Datti, speaking on the presidential election on Wednesday, March 22, said Nigeria cannot have a president-elect when there has been a constitutional breach, Arise TV reports.
He argued that "There’s a clear interpretation of section 134 and INEC’s interpretation of section 134."
According to him, “Asiwaju Tinubu is no president-elect, what he holds is a dud certificate that has no value."
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He said further:
“Swearing in Tinubu is an assault on the constitution, swearing in Tinubu is as good as swearing in a military regime."
Datti Baba-Ahmed says the 2023 election will end Tinubu's reign in Lagos state
Datti, on Tuesday, February 21, stated that the Labour Party would win Lagos state in the presidential election.
He dismissed the possibility of the Muslim-Muslim ticket working in a multi-faceted society like Nigeria.
The politician stated that the same-faith ticket was dead on arrival since it was implemented.
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Meanwhile, Yusuf Datti Baba-Ahmed had urged Nigerians to remain steadfast in supporting Peter Obi's presidential ambition.
The vice-presidential candidate for the Labour Party said Nigerians had suffered unbelievable challenges in the past eight years since the APC came into power. According to Datti, Nigerians are free to hold him and Peter Obi responsible should they fail to deliver on their promises to the people.
Datti added that the decision by Obi to contest for the 2023 presidential election was borne out of his commitment to rescuing Nigeria and her people from a barrage of challenges while setting the country on a path to its desired development.