According to political commentator Sam Amadi, the Nigerian Constitution does not allow for any type of temporary rule, regardless of the circumstances.
Sam Amadi claims that the Labour Party and PDP have contested the 2023 presidential election results. The Constitution specified what would happen if the electoral tribunal investigated the situation and decided to declare the election invalid…… CONTINUE READING
Sam Amadi disclosed that the Constitution mandates that the Senate President assume control until the results of the new election are announced if the electoral tribunal declares the election invalid and a new election is scheduled but President Muhammadu Buhari vacates office before to the election.
Sam Amadi continued by pointing out that, according to the Constitution, the Chief Justice of Nigeria would take over as Senate President until the election was finished if the Senate President resigned before the election was held.
According to Sam Amadi, the court need to be given the opportunity to consider the allegations and reach a conclusion in light of the evidence in the case. Sam Amadi pointed out that it is obvious that temporary governance is not an option in a democracy.
Sam Amadi added that Bola Tinubu would take office as soon as Buhari leaves office if the court upholds his claim to the presidency. The Senate President and the Chief Justice would not be necessary in such a scenario…… CONTINUE READING