May 29: Reno Omokri Reacts As Supreme Court Dismisses PDP’s Suit Challenging ‘Double Nomination’ of Shettima
- Former political aide Reno Omokri has urged the PDP to accept the Supreme Court's judgment and wait for the final determination of their main suit
- Omokri made this assertion while reacting to the apex court verdict's throwing out PDP's suit against Kashim Shettima's double nomination in the 2023 election
- The PDP chieftain noted that the inauguration would go on as planned as he prayed for Bola Tinubu and his vice to lead Nigeria right, going forward
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A former presidential aide, Reno Omokri, has revealed his position regarding the Supreme Court's judgement in the suit seeking the disqualification of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and Kashim Shettima as presidential and vice-presidential candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 2023 election.
In a tweet on his Twitter page, Omokri maintained that the apex court's verdict is final, urging the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to accept their fate.
Reno Omokri prays for Tinubu after Supreme Court's verdict
Speaking further, he prayed to God to grant Tinubu, the president-elect, the wisdom to govern Nigeria well.
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Ahead of the final determination of the PDP's main suit, Omokri said:
"Well, the Supreme Court has spoken, and we must accept that they are final, not because they are correct, but because they are final. The inauguration will go on. I pray that God will give Tinubu the wisdom to govern Nigeria well until the final determination of our main suit, which we pray the PDP wins. Whether or not we win, we shall continue to wish our country and its leaders well, even though we are disappointed."
Nigerians react as Omokri prays for Tinubu
As usual, Nigerians took to the comment section of Omokri's page on Twitter and reacted to the development.
"Not a supporter of APC but I pray that the Tinubu regime should favour all of us! May God lead through him. Amen."
"Awon omo ko omo will not rest still."
"Amen but stay your PDP abeg."
"We hope for a better economy ."
"God bless you Reno ."
"We understand very few of you are disappointed and that’s okay in a democracy, but am glad majority of Nigerians are happy that the judgement was done accordingly and as expected."
"That's the spirit of a patriotic citizen."
"Good talk..All we need to do is pray for the betterment of our nation."
"I see this man as a realistic person, he says not what people want to hear but how it is."
Why Tinubu should not be sworn in on May 29, Datti Baba-Ahmed reveals
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.
Datti maintained that swearing in the president-elect would amount to the death of democracy in Nigeria.
Reno Omokri begs Nigerians to help save democracy
Earlier, Legit.ng reported that Omokri called on Nigerians to use their voice to save democracy in Nigeria.
Omokri made this known on his social media page following the outcome of the 2023 presidential election in which Bola Tinubu of the ruling APC was declared president-elect.
Tinubu is expected to be sworn in on Monday, May 29.