Why Tinubu Should Not Be Sworn In on May 29, Datti Baba-Ahmed Reveals

Why Tinubu Should Not Be Sworn In on May 29, Datti Baba-Ahmed Reveals

  • Yusuf Datti Baba-Ahmed is clearly not in support of the swearing-in of the president-elect, Bola Tinubu, and his vice, Kashim Shettima
  • The Labour Party vice presidential candidate insisted that swearing in Tinubu, whose election victory did not meet constitutional requirements, is tantamount to ending democracy
  • Baba-Ahmed said the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Mahmood Yakubu, was reckless to have issued a certificate of return to Tinubu

The vice presidential candidate of the Labour Party for the February 25 election, Yusuf Datti Baba-Ahmed, has revealed what the Nigerian constitution says regarding the swearing-in of the president-elect.

Four days to the swearing-in of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu as president of Nigeria, Baba-Ahmed reiterated that it would amount to anti-democracy.

Yusuf Datti Baba-Ahmed, Bola Tinubu, APC, Labour Party, May 29
Yusuf Datti Baba-Ahmed says it is unconstitutional to proceed with Tinubu's inauguration. Photo credit: Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Yusuf Datti Baba_Ahmed
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Tinubu's inauguration: Yusuf Datti Baba-Ahmed reveals what the law says

Datti made this assertion during a meeting with the Labour Party (LP)'s senators-elect, 36 Federal House of Representatives members-elect and other elected officials of the party in Abuja, The Nigerian Tribune reported.

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Speaking to the audience through a Zoom telecast, Datti maintained that swearing in the president-elect would amount to the death of democracy in Nigeria.

Datti said:

"What is about to happen on the 29th of May is outright unconstitutionality, I repeat, outright unconstitutionality. To any effect and for want of time."

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In another development, Seyi Tinubu, son of the president-elect, Bola Tinubu, has made a huge donation.

At the Renewed Hope Concert held on Thursday, May 25, at the MKO Abiola National Stadium in Abuja, Seyi donated wheelchairs to some special needs people.

The concert was held on Thursday night to celebrate the inauguration of Seyi’s father as president.

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Why Tinubu should not be sworn in on May 29, Bode George speaks

The former deputy national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olabode George, has revealed why Monday, May 29, is not sacrosanct for the inauguration of a new government.

In an interview, George spoke extensively on why the president-elect, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s inauguration should be stopped.

The PDP chieftain maintained that there were court issues that needed to be settled before Tinubu should be sworn in, saying until the technical issues are settled at the court, the president-elect should not be sworn in.

Source: Legit.ng

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