No Worries for Tinubu After Presidential Election Tribunal Decision
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No Worries for Tinubu After Presidential Election Tribunal Decision, Says Spokesperson

The spokesperson to President Bola Tinubu, Ajuri Ngelale has revealed that his principal is not worried about the possible verdict of the presidential election tribunal.

“He is not worried because he knows he won the election. We believe that we have presented the best case and the evidence is on our side.”

Speaking with newsmen, Ngelale noted that Tinubu sees no need to threaten judicial officers regarding the election petition.

He said, “Unlike some political gladiators in the country, the President sees no need to threaten judicial officers. He sees no need to raise speculations against the integrity of judicial officers. He believes in the sanctity and integrity of the Nigerian judicial system.”

Tinubu optimistic about the judgment of the election petition tribunal

Speaking further, Ngelale hinted that Tinubu is optimistic that the panel would deliver judgment based on the evidence presented.

Ngelale said, “As a result of his confidence and faith in the judiciary, he believes that the mandate which Nigerians freely gave to him during the elections would stand. That is the position of the President.

He also stated that Tinubu “will continue to ensure that no matter what the outcome of the judgment is, he does his part and ensures that our institutions continue to be respected, not just by him, but by all actors.”

What you need to know

The tribunal has fixed the 6th of September to deliver judgment on the petitions challenging Tinubu’s victory in the 25th of February presidential election.

Addressing newsmen on Monday, The Court of Appeal Registrar Umar Bangari said the proceedings will be open to live broadcast by interested television stations.

The victory was contested by the Allied Peoples Movement (APM), Peter Obi of the Labour Party (LP), and Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

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