The vice-presidential candidate of the Labour Occasion (LP), Datti Baba-Ahmed, has requested President Buhari and the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Olukayode Arowoola, to not maintain the inauguration of the President-elect, Bola Tinubu, come Might 29, as his emergence as President-elect shouldn\’t be in keeping with the Nigerian structure.
Tinubu, the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, was declared the winner of the presidential election by the Impartial Nationwide Electoral Fee (INEC) on March 1.
Talking on Channels TV this night, Baba-Ahmed argued that the APC didn\’t fulfill the necessities of Part 134 (2)(a) and (b) of the structure for election to the workplace of the President. In response to the provisions of that part, the rightful winner is one who “has the best variety of votes forged on the election” and “has not lower than one-quarter of the votes forged on the election every of not less than two-thirds of all of the States within the Federation and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja”.
Nevertheless, within the estimation of the LP vice-presidential candidate, going forward with Tinubu’s inauguration is unconstitutional.
“Mr President, don\’t maintain that inauguration. CJN, Your Lordship, don\’t partake in unconstitutionality,” he stated
In response to him, swearing in a ticket that has not ‘’met the necessities of the structure is ending democracy.\’\’
“That\’s my interpretation and that\’s certainly an accurate interpretation,” Baba-Ahmed added. You can\’t swear [in] individuals who haven\’t met the constitutional necessities; you may’t do this. When you do it, you\’ve got carried out one thing illegal, one thing unconstitutional. I’m not taking dangers with my security and with my life. It was extra excessive for [INEC Chairman, Mahmood] Yakubu to difficulty that certificates; it was reckless. He’s placing all our lives at risk.” he stated
Watch a video of him talking beneath…