- Afenifere has finally revealed the presidential candidate that won the Saturday, February 25 presidential election
- In a fresh statement, the Pan Yoruba Socio-Political Group maintained that Peter Obi emerged victorious at the poll
- While dismissing the APC flagbearer, Bola Tinubu’s victory, the group has further urged Obi to challenge the election results in court
The Pan Yoruba Socio-Political Group, Afenifere, has insisted that the Labour Party flagbearer, Peter Obi won the Saturday, February 25, presidential election, not the candidate of the All Progressive Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu.
On Tuesday, March 7, Afenifere said that the decision of Obi to challenge the results of the election in court has been backed by the group.
Afenifere insists Peter Obi won the election
This was contained in a communique issued after its special general meeting, held, at Isanya-Ogbo, Ogun State, on Tuesday, a report by Vanguard confirmed.
”The General Meeting hereby denounces in strong terms and dissociates Afenifere from any congratulatory message in the name of the Organisation or howsoever to any candidate as illegally declared by the INEC.”
Fresh Trouble For Tinubu, INEC As Peter Obi Files Fresh Charges in Court
Peter Obi, the candidate of the Labour Party in the recently concluded presidential election, has filed a fresh application to inspect, in person, the Bimodal Voter Accreditation System (BVAS), used during the poll.
The application with the number CA/PEC/09m/23 was filed at the Appeal Court in Abuja on Wednesday, March 8.
In the application, Obi and Labour Party are asking the court to allow them to inspect the BVAS and other sensitive materials used by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
2023 Presidential election: Wike finally reveals real reason Atiku lost to Tinubu
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers state has declared that the inability of Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), to win the presidential election was a direct consequence of ignoring the warnings of the integrity group, the G5 governors of the PDP.
Wike made this assertion while noting that the eventual fate that befell the PDP could have been avoided if the party’s national leadership had heeded the several appeals and demands on them to adopt the principle of equity, fairness and justice.
On Monday, March 7, while inaugurating a project in the state, Wike noted that the presidency had finally returned to the South.