Femi Falana explains why the Supreme Court’s ruling on Tinubu’s inauguration has not shocked him.

Femi Falana, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria and human rights activist, expressed his lack of surprise regarding the recent Supreme Court judgment that cleared the way for the inauguration of Asiwaju Bola Tinubu as the President-elect of Nigeria on May 29.Continue Reading>>>

The Federal High Court in Abuja had previously refused to issue an interim injunction to halt Tinubu’s swearing-in, stating that the appeal brought by the opposition party,

the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), lacked legal grounds to challenge the nomination made by another political party.Continue Reading>>>

Falana, acknowledging the current electoral regulations, stated that all candidates cleared by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and issued Certificates of Return are obligated to be sworn in on May 29, in accordance with the law. It should be noted that Bola Tinubu emerged as the winner of the 2023 presidential election, despite objections from the PDP and the Labour Party (LP) citing alleged election rigging and voter intimidation, among other concerns.

 

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