Lai Mohammed, the Minister of Knowledge says Peter Obi, the presidential candidate of the Labour Occasion (LP) refusal to caution his running mate, Datti Baba-Ahmed over his controversial feedback manner he has the same opinion with his relate.
Recall that Datti had in an interview questioned the Self reliant National Electoral Price (INEC) over the pronouncement of Bola Tinubu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as the winner of the presidential election in February.
Datti claimed that swearing Tinubu in as Nigeria President may be unconstitutional as the president-elect has now no longer met requirements of the guidelines.
The relate didn’t sit successfully with Mohammed as he said for the duration of an interaction with Say Home correspondents that Datti is soliciting for come up thru his relate.
“I said Mr. Peter Obi has every lawful to overview redress in court docket cherish the Labour Occasion but no person has the lawful to name for come up or to threaten to claim that if the president-elect is sworn-in, that will doubtless be the high of democracy,” the minister said.
The minister insinuated that Obi’s running mate relate on are living tv has now no longer been corrected or revoked by the Obi with claim whatever one’s running mate says, he’s asserting it on behalf of the social gathering and on behalf of the candidate.
Per the minister, he believes it is treason for somebody to claim that if a duly elected president in Nigeria is sworn in, it is an quit of democracy or it is said to swearing within the militia.
He claimed there used to be no controversy in his relate.
The Minister added that the 2023 election used to be the freest and most transparent election in Nigeria, despite the efforts of opposition parties to discredit the election, at the side of that President Muhammadu Buhari didn’t give preference to the ruling social gathering for the duration of the elections.
Mohammed claimed he urged his target market on his hasten back and forth to the US that the president stopped rigging elections with security agencies.
“I went to the US to steadiness the skewed file about the accurate concluded elections; and in every single space I went, I said very unambiguously that the closing overall elections in Nigeria are basically the most transparent,” he said.
He concluded by asserting the motive within the aid of concluding that the election used to be basically one of the top used to be one used to be on account of the introduction of technology in particular, the BVAS which made it refined for somebody to boy-cott by the procedures by over-vote casting, stuffing of ballotcontainers etc because once it takes your biometrics, it’s doubtless you’ll now no longer vote twice.
He added that the President said and equipped a level enjoying ground which didn’t confer any advantage on his ruling social gathering. Per him, the president lost his house utter Katsina.
“It has by no manner took space sooner than within the ancient past of Nigeria for a sitting president to lose his bask in utter,” he said.