“I Couldn’t Sleep”: President Tinubu Reveals How Tribunal Judgment Affected Him

“I Couldn’t Sleep”: President Tinubu Reveals How Tribunal Judgment Affected Him

  • On Wednesday, September 6, the tribunal affirmed the election of Bola Tinubu and declared him the winner of the 2023 presidential poll
  • The court dismissed all the petitions challenging the February 25 election victory of Tinubu
  • At a meeting with members of the Nigerian community in New Delhi, India, Tinubu said he was excited by the court's verdict

New Delhi, India - President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, on Thursday, September 7, reacted to the judgement of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT).

Bola Tinubu, India, G20 summit, tribunal
President Tinubu met with the Nigerian community in New Delhi, India. Photo credit: Reuben Abati @abati1990
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President Tinubu disclosed that he was so excited by the verdict of the tribunal, which affirmed his election, and that he could not sleep on Wednesday night, September 6.

Tinubu told his audience in New Delhi, India, where he was attending the G20 meetings that Wednesday was “a night of great expectations”.

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“So, from that, out of the excitement of the victory, I couldn’t sleep,” he added.

The president, who apologised for attending the meeting late, said:

“When I looked at the time and the time difference between Nigeria and India is another problem. Then, my phone won’t stop ringing until I switched off very late afternoon.
“So, it was a very challenging day after; that was a hangover that I enjoyed and hope we all appreciate why we are starting late. Please forgive us.”

Video as Tinubu celebrates his tribunal victory in India

An X user, David Offor @DavidsOffor, shared a video of Tinubu addressing the Nigerian community in India regarding his victory at the tribunal.

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The president made the revelation in an interaction with Nigerians in India on Thursday evening, September 7.

Shettima taunts Atiku after tribunal loss

Legit.ng also reported that vice-president Kashim Shettima said the All Progressives Congress (APC) would “retire” Atiku to Kombina where he “can spend his days rearing goats, layers, and broilers”.

Shettima was reacting to Wednesday, September 6, victory at the PEPT.

The former Borno governor stated that Dubai — which is considered the PDP candidate's favourite destination — would not be Atiku’s terminus.

Source: Legit.ng

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