BREAKING: Peter Obi Finally Reacts to Supreme Court’s Judgment, Sends Crucial Message to Obidients

BREAKING: Peter Obi Finally Reacts to Supreme Court’s Judgment, Sends Crucial Message to Obidients

  • Peter Obi on Monday, November 6, addressed a World Press Conference where he stated his position on the Supreme Court verdict delivered on Thursday, October 26
  • The former Anambra governor insisted that Nigeria has a big problem, condemning the apex court's judgment which affirmed Bola Tinubu as Nigeria's duly elected president
  • Obi described the court's judgment as a breach of the citizens’ trust in the judiciary while noting he will continue in his quest to fight for a Nigeria founded and grounded on the rule of law journalist Esther Odili has over two years of experience covering political parties and movements

FCT, Abuja - The presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi has accepted the judgment of the Supreme Court which affirmed the election of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu.

Peter Obi, Bola Tinubu
Obi reacts to Tinubu's victory at Supreme Court. Photo credit: Mr. Peter Obi, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu
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Obi, however, said the judgment would not signify the end of the Obidient movement, The Nation reported.

The former Anambra state governor said with the legal battle over, the Labour Party was now in opposition.

‘This is not the end’ Obi said

Despite the Supreme Court verdict, Obi told his supporters that the quest for a new Nigeria has not ended.

The LP flagbearer maintained that his resolve for a new Nigeria was still intact and the struggle continues.

He said:

“In the new Nigeria, we aim to address all unmet needs by showing compassion for all those left behind by the present system.”

Obi broke his silence on the Supreme Court judgment at a news conference on Monday, November 6, in Abuja, Channels TV report added.

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Earlier, President Tinubu and his rivals in the 2023 presidential election, Atiku and Obi, among others, have been urged to come together and move Nigeria forward.

The Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu, made this plea during an interview with The Punch from the United Kingdom.

Oba Akiolu said politicians should be more focused on the welfare of the people.

Atiku, Obi should checkmate Tinubu's government

Earlier, reported that a human rights lawyer, Inibehe Effiong, reacted to the Supreme Court judgement, which upheld the verdict of the PEPT that President Tinubu was the winner of the 2023 election.

Effiong said he hopes that the National Assembly will further amend the electoral act to clarify the position of the law, especially as regards the issue of electronic transmission of results.

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Speaking to Atiku and Obi, Effiong said both men needed to start the work of the opposition by checkmating the administration of President Tinubu.

“Tinubu is not my president”, Aisha Yesufu reported earlier that rights activist and co-convener of #BringBackOurGirls, Aisha Yesufu, reacted to the Supreme Court judgment which affirmed President Tinubu as Nigeria's duly elected president.

In a post shared on her X page (formerly Twitter), immediately after the court delivered its judgment and quashed all appeals challenging the election victory of Tinubu, Yesufu reiterated that Tinubu is not her president.


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Esther Odili (Politics and Current Affairs Editor) Esther Odili is a journalist and a Politics/Current Affairs Editor at with 6+ years of experience. Before joining, 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:

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