Following the outcome of the 2023 presidential election in Nigeria, different people in the country have expressed dissatisfaction over the outcome of the election that produced Bola Ahmed Tinubu as the President elect of Nigeria. Continue Full Reading>>>
The declaration of Bola Ahmed Tinubu as the winner of the 2023 presidential election in Nigeria by the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Professor Mahmoud Yakubu, has caused all kinds of political controversies in Nigeria, as different people have continued to blame Professor Mahmoud Yakubu for failing to keep the promises he made to the citizens of Nigeria before the election started.
This issue led the Presidential Candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi, and his colleague in the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, to file a petition against Tinubu and INEC at the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal in Abuja to challenge the process that brought Tinubu as the President elect. Continue Full Reading>>>
Meanwhile, the two presidential candidates told the court that Bola Ahmed Tinubu didn’t get up to 25 percent of the total votes cast and didn’t win in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, as stipulated under the Electoral Act of 2022 in Nigeria, which was signed by President Mohammed Buhari. Different people in Nigeria have called on the Judiciary not to swear Tinubu in as the official President of Nigeria on May 29th, 2023, until all the cases against him are resolved. In the wake of this development, Arogundadeh, Catholic Bishop of Ondo Diocese and High Priest of Judaism, made a powerful revelation on why Tinubu should not be sworn in as Nigerian President on May 29, 2023.
He said the 1999 Constitution will be the biggest challenge for President-elect Bola Tinubu, who takes office on May 29. Arogundade said the constitution is the ultimate guideline, and the state must implement it seamlessly. He said the constitution is currently under trial, noting in particular that it has many shortcomings.
At a service marking this year’s World Communication Day at the Sacred Heart Cathedral in Acre, Ondo, the Catholic bishop said the constitution had long been treated as worthless.
He urged the Nigerian people and the new government to focus on building a new nation where every life matters and quickly amending the constitution to make it a better country. He further said that the main issue facing President Tinubu is the constitution of the country, that the main issue facing Nigerians is the constitution, and that Nigeria has a proper system to hold free and fair elections. He stressed the lack of space.
“I don’t know how we can have free and fair elections under a constitution that is not free and fair.” It is not the INEC that is on trial; it is not the APC that is on trial, and they For all parties that have not even been tried, it is the 1999 Nigerian Constitution.
Bishop Jude Arogunda further stated that the root cause of electoral fraud in Nigeria is the Nigerian constitution, which is not a well-harmonized constitution but a fraudulent one that has been rigged before it came into force. clarified.
“If you want to talk about fraudulent elections, the first thing you should talk about is a fraudulent constitution.” “If you want to talk about Nigeria, let’s talk about mergers first.”
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