Supreme Court Judgment: Tinubu Tells Aides What to Expect After His Victory

Supreme Court Judgment: Tinubu Tells Aides What to Expect After His Victory

  • On Thursday, October 26, President Bola Tinubu was declared the winner of the 2023 presidential election by the Supreme Court
  • Justice Inyang Okoro dismissed the appeals filed by Atiku Abubakar and Peter Obi, challenging the February 25 election victory of Tinubu, for lacking merit
  • Following his major win at the highest court, Tinubu assured his aides that their jobs were now secured

Legit.ng journalist Esther Odili has over two years of experience covering political parties and movements

State House, Abuja - President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has told his special aides that their jobs are secured following the con­firmation of his election victory by the Supreme Court in the February 25, 2023 pres­idential poll.

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Tinubu's aides rejoiced with him after the Supreme Court judgment. Photo credit: @DOlusegun
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Tinubu assures his aides after Supreme Court verdict

Daily Independent reported that the aides, the state chief of protocol (SCOPE), Victor Adeleke and his special adviser on media and publici­ty, Ajuri Ngelale; aide de camp (ADC), Lt. Col. Nurudeen Yusuf, as well as other security and po­litical appointees, thronged his office on Thursday, October 26, im­mediately after the court’s pro­nouncement, to congratulate him on his landmark victory.

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Basking in the euphoria of the victory, Tinubu received them and announced first to Ngelale and Adeleke that their jobs were safe before the ADC, who spoke on their behalf, congratulated Tinubu, saying:

“Gentlemen, we want to con­gratulate the president having been confirmed by the Supreme Court as a five-star General, as the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Nigeria.”

This was followed by the ob­servance of a short prayer for the president on his victory, ThisDay report added.

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PDP gov joins APC chieftains at Tinubu’s office

Meanwhile, Governor Douye Diri of Bayelsa state, a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), reportedly joined many to rejoice with Tinubu at the Villa in Abuja.

This was after the Supreme Court affirmed Tinubu's election and declared him Nigeria’s duly elected president in the 2023 general election.

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Wike reveals what Tinubu will do after Supreme Court verdict

Earlier, Legit.ng reported that FCT minister Nyesom Wike reacted to the Supreme Court verdict affirming President Tinubu's victory.

Wike congratulated Tinubu and said the president can now focus on what he promised to do for Nigerians.

The former Rivers state governor stated this while addressing newsmen at the Supreme Court Complex in Abuja on Thursday, October 26.

PDP reacts as Supreme Court dismisses Atiku's case

Meanwhile, the PDP said it was appalled by the Supreme Court's judgement in the petition filed by its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar.

In a statement signed by Debo Ologunagba, the PDP spokesperson, and obtained by Legit.ng, the main opposition party alleged that the apex court had failed Nigerians.

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Esther Odili (Politics and Current Affairs Editor) Esther Odili is a journalist and a Politics/Current Affairs Editor at Legit.ng with 6+ years of experience. Before joining Legit.ng, Esther has worked with other reputable media houses, such as the New Telegraph newspaper and Galaxy Television. She Holds OND and HND in Mass Communication from NIJ, where she was recognized as the best student in print journalism in 2018. Email: esther.odili@corp.legit.ng.

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