“Bola, On Your Mandate”: Ndume Speaks On Rendition of Tinubu’s Campaign Tune in National Assembly

“Bola, On Your Mandate”: Ndume Speaks On Rendition of Tinubu’s Campaign Tune in National Assembly

  • Senator Ali Ndume has defended the action of lawmakers singing for President Bola Ahmed Tinubu during the 2024 budget presentation
  • The rendition of President Tinubu’s campaign tune "Bola, on your mandate" was played at the National Assembly
  • Ndume said the rendition of Tinubu’s campaign tune at the hallowed chamber was “not a big deal.”

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FCT, Abuja - The Chief Whip of the Senate, Senator Ali Ndume, has reacted to the condemnation of the rendition of President Bola Tinubu’s campaign tune at the National Assembly during the presentation of the 2024 budget.

Ndume said the rendition of Tinubu’s campaign tune at the hallowed chamber was “not a big deal,” Vanguard reported.

Ndume defends rendition of Tinubu’s campaign tune in NASS
Ndume says rendition of Tinubu’s campaign tune in NASS is not a big deal Photo Credit: Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu
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He stated this while defending the action in an interview on Channels Television’s Politics Today on Friday, December 1.

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The lawmaker representing Borno South senatorial district said:

“It is not really right, but equally it’s not a crime. Honestly, it’s not a big deal. In this country, we used to pick on trivial things.
“It’s normal. When Buhari came sometimes back, this same thing was done, “Say Baba, Say Baba Say Baba!” Why should Tinubu’s case be something a big deal? Is it now that Tinubu is president that it becomes a big deal?

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Earlier, Legit.ng reported that Nigerians and the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) strongly condemned the actions of Senate President Godwill Akpabio and his colleagues.

Nigerians however expressed concern over the reaction from the joint session of the National Assembly, as they sang the song of allegiance, ‘On your mandate, we shall stand’ which was used to usher in President Tinubu before he presented the budget.

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Earlier, Legit.ng reported that the PDP said President Tinubu's budget, is a huge disservice which, if allowed to pass, will further suffocate Nigerians and plunge our nation into more economic depression.

The PDP said this in a statement shared on its official X (formerly Twitter) handle. The party also described the claim by President Tinubu that the budget is a Budget of Renewed Hope as “conjured, unfounded, and deceptive”.

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