Tolu Bankole, a member of the APC National Working Committee, expressed hope that President Tinubu will be vindicated at the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal’s last session on September 6, 2023. In a chat with reporters, as published by Punch Newspaper, Bankole expressed his optimism although conceding that not everyone may be pleased with the tribunal’s decision.CONTINUE READING>>>>>
The context revolves around the impending judgment day for the petitions filed by the presidential candidates Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party and Peter Obi of the Labour Party. In response to this significant development, Bankole emphasized that there was no need for undue concern, emphasizing that media sensationalism and attempts at coercion by certain interest groups would not deter the tribunal from confirming Tinubu’s victory.
Furthermore, Bankole highlighted a fundamental principle of democracy, emphasizing that the upcoming opportunity for political participation lies in the 2027 national election. Instead of resorting to threats or making the country ungovernable, he encouraged the election’s losers to prepare for their chance in 2027. He concluded by appealing to all Nigerians for calm and patience in these times of political uncertainty.CONTINUE READING>>>>>