Presidency : Only God knows who will be sworn in on May 29 – Atiku’s camp
The political camp of the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the February 25 election, Atiku Abubakar, says it is only God that knows who will be sworn in as Nigerian president on 29th May, 2023.
PlatinumPost reports that Bola Tinubu – candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), who was declared winner of the election is billed to take over power from President Muhammadu Buhari on 29th May.
But reacting to ongoing preparations for Tinubu’s inauguration, Daniel Bwala- spokesperson of the PDP presidential campaign council, said while there would be swearing-in on 29th May, it is only the outcome of the case before the Supreme Court that will determine who will be the president.
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“By May 29th there would be a swearing in ceremony. As for who would be sworn in, only God knows because there is a case at the Supreme Court scheduled for this Friday for judgment. Whichever way it goes, Nigeria would succeed, that’s the democracy we ordered, ” Bwala tweeted on Wednesday.
PlatinumPost reports that there have been concerns within the ruling APC on the possible outcome of the suit which is seeking disqualification of Tinubu’s running mate in the election, Kashim Shettima, over alleged double nomination.
On Tuesday, civil rights advocacy group, Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, (HURIWA) raised the alarm over alleged plot by APC led government to declare a public holiday on May 26, the date fixed by the Supreme Court to decide whether it will nullify the victory of the party in the presidential election.