Mr Bola Tinubu has warned the presidential election tribunal that removing him from office over his failure to score 25% of votes cast in Nigeria’s capital Abuja may trigger anarchy in the country.
In a tweet by Peoples Gazette, Tinubu admitted his failure to score 25% of votes cast in Abuja but said it was insufficient to overturn his victory as declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
- BIG STORY: EU Says 2023 Elections Lacked Transparency, Destroyed INEC Credibility
- BIG STORY: Yakubu Mahmoud damns Nigeria’s Judiciary; IREV FCT’s Results Disabled
The statement comes as the tribunal is set to rule on a petition challenging his victory in the presidential election. The petitioners argue that He failed to meet the constitutional requirement of scoring at least 25% of votes cast in two-thirds of Nigeria’s states and the Federal Capital Territory.