- On Monday, May 29, a chieftain of the ruling APC, Bola Tinubu, was sworn into office at an inauguration event in the presence of millions of people
- Opposition parties have challenged the electoral process and the result of the 2023 election, citing irregularities, rigging and a lack of transparency in the electoral commission’s methods
- However, an educationist, Michael Adejimi, has called on the opposition to join hands with President Tinubu in repositioning Nigeria
The grassroots politician, in a statement made available to Legit.ng on Monday, May 29, shortly after Tinubu took his oath of office, urged the opposition to shun politics of bitterness.
According to him, it is time to experience a new Nigeria.
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"I believe that time has come to experience a new Nigeria. Governance is about putting the people ahead at all times and President Bola Tinubu knows exactly what governance is all about.
"So, I am happy for Nigerians and I call on everyone to support the new administration.”
"Tinubu cannot be as bad as Buhari": Analyst
Meanwhile, a public affairs analyst, Akinleye Segun, wants to save himself from disappointment.
Segun has consciously set the bar low but believes the new president "can't be as bad as Muhammadu Buhari."
He told Legit.ng:
"When it comes to politicians, I like to lower my expectations or not expect anything at all, that way, I don't get disappointed.
"With Tinubu, I am not expecting much. However, he can't be as bad as Muhammadu Buhari. By this, I mean in the area of appointment. I expect him to put round pegs in round holes. That will actually determine how "successful" or otherwise his administration will be. That's all. He will keep travelling abroad for treatment like President Buhari did."
May 29: “It strengthens me,” Peter Obi on Bola Tinubu’s inauguration
During a Twitter Space engagement, Obi said he is fired up to reclaim his mandate and would not back down until justice prevails.
Tinubu's inauguration: Shehu Sani predicts what will happen to Emefiele after Buhari's exit
According to Sani in a tweet sighted by Legit.ng, Emefiele’s life and activities under the new government will be like "Zebra in the hands of Tigers."