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Tinubu Inauguration: How President-elect Can Be Terminated by Tribunal, Popular Lawyer Speaks

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How President-elect Can Be Terminated by Tribunal, Popular Lawyer Speaks

Human Rights Lawyer and Electoral, Festus Ogun, has said that the President-elect, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, will be sworn in on May 29 and later sacked by the Election Tribunal if the petitioners can show their case

Ogun cautioned in opposition to the narrative that no inauguration must be made on May 29, saying it isn’t supported by regulation

Based on Ogun, whoever INEC declares because the winner is sure to be sworn in till the court says in any other case, and the Tribunal’s verdict doesn’t cease the inauguration. CONTINUE READING…

Ikeja, Lagos РConstitutional lawyer, Festus Ogun, on Saturday, May 6, said Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the president-elect, can be sworn in on Monday, May 29, and later sacked by the Election Tribunal if the petitioners can sufficiently prove their case.

Legit.ng¬†reports that Ogun cautioned those pushing the narrative that no inauguration must be made on May 29, describing the development as “dangerous”.

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Ogun says any call encouraging thwarting Tinubu’s inauguration is not supported by the law. Photo credit: @mrfestusogun Source: Facebook. CONTINUE READING…

He wrote on his known Twitter handle.

“A person so declared winner and subsequently sworn in can later be sacked by the tribunal if the Petitioners are able to sufficiently prove their case.

“Pushing the narrative that no inauguration must be made on May 29 is not only dangerous, it is not supported by law.”

Explaining the position of the law further, Ogun said whoever the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)¬†announced winner is bound to the sworn in until the court says otherwise, adding that inauguration does not stop the Tribunal‚Äôs verdict. CONTINUE READING…

The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal will commence the hearing on the issues raised about the 2023 presidential election on Monday, May 8.

The opposition, including Atiku Abubakar and Peter Obi of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the Labour Party, respectively, have rejected the emergence of Tinubu as the president-elect, citing irregularities in the election.

They have officially filed petitions against the poll’s outcome at the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal.

80% of corrupt politicians will be beneficiaries of Tinubu‚Äôs presidency, says Atiku’s man

Meanwhile, ahead of the inauguration of¬†Tinubu, a former deputy national publicity secretary of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Timi Frank, says the incoming president’s administration¬†will be corruption driven.

Frank, an ally of Atiku, made this claim in a statement made available to¬†Legit.ng¬†on Saturday, May 6, noting that Tinubu’s stance to fight corruption, especially in the judiciary, was a mere word of mouth which holds no grounds and true intent.

Tinubu vows to follow Yar’Adua’s footsteps

Earlier,¬†it wa¬†reported that Tinubu¬†penned a heartwarming tribute¬†to late President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua 13 years after his sad demise while still in office.

Tinubu’s message made available to¬†Legit.ng¬†on Saturday, May 6, described the late Nigerian leader as a “good friend and brother in the struggle for democracy and good governance in Nigeria.”

He promised to follow Yar’Adua footsteps. CONTINUE READING…

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