The All Progressives Congress, APC member of National Working Committee (NWC,Tolu Bankole, has expressed confidence in a favorable verdict for President Bola Ahmed Tinubu in the upcoming Presidential Elections Petitions Tribunal,PEPT,
The judgment, scheduled for tomorrow, is expected to affirm President Tinubu’s victory in the last presidential election....CONTINUE READING
In a statement, Bankole addressed concerns surrounding the media and social media pressure, describing them as “propaganda” and reassuring Nigerians that there is “no cause for alarm.”
He emphasized the solid grounds of the case presented by both plaintiffs and defendants during the tribunal hearings in Abuja.
“In my opinion, it is evidently clear that the grounds of the petitions against our dear president lack merit, frivolous, a waste of time, and pure academic exercise,” Bankole stated.
Highlighting the integrity of Nigeria’s judiciary, Bankole stated that it is known to be “above board, incorruptible, and not one to be bullied by sore losers and their keypad warriors.” He expressed confidence that tomorrow’s verdict would uphold this reputation.
The statement noted President Tinubu’s first 100 days in office, with Bankole asserting that they demonstrated the president’s capacity and determination to fulfill his renewed mandate to combat poverty, create jobs, and lead Nigeria toward prosperity.
Bankole encouraged Nigerians to embrace the democratic process, reminding them that the next national election is in 2027. He urged those dissatisfied with the current outcome to prepare for the next opportunity rather than resorting to threats of making the country ungovernable.
Bankole called for calm and patience among Nigerians, assuring them that “tomorrow is great.”
The statement comes at a crucial moment as Nigerians await the PEPT’s verdict, which will determine the future direction of the nation’s leadership....CONTINUE READING