swearing in the president-elect would amount to the death of democracy in Nigeria.
Yusuf Datti Baba-Ahmed, the vice presidential candidate of the Labour Party for the February 25 election, has revealed what the Nigerian constitution says regarding the swearing-in of the president-elect…….Read full report>>>>>
Four days to the swearing-in of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu as president of Nigeria, Baba-Ahmed reiterated that it would amount to anti-democracy.
Datti-Ahmed made this assertion during a meeting with the Labour Party (LP)’s senators-elect, 36 Federal House of Representatives members-elect and other elected officials of the party in Abuja , The Nigerian Tribune reported.Continue Reading>>>
Speaking to the audience through a Zoom telecast, Datti-Ahmed maintained that swearing in the president-elect would amount to the death of democracy in Nigeria.
He said: “What is about to happen on the 29th of May is outright unconstitutionality, I repeat, outright unconstitutionality. To any effect and for want of time.”
Datti-Ahmed, had about a month ago, appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari and the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Olukayode Ariwoola, to boycott the inauguration ceremony of the President-elect, Bola Tinubu on May 29, 2023.
Datti-Ahmed said that swearing in a ticket that has not yet met constitutional requirements is tantamount to violating democracy.
He described the process that produced Tinubu as president-elect as “unconstitutional.”
“Swearing in a ticket that has not met the constitutional requirements of the constitution is ending democracy. And I’m repeating it, whoever does not meet the constitutional requirements must never be sworn in” he said…….Read full report>>>>>
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