Senator Ben Bruce: Embrace Bola Ahmed Tinubu

Ben Murray Bruce recently tweeted in his official X formerly Twitter account and called for oppositions in the just concluded Presidential Election Petition Tribunal to embrace the victory of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu. He also saw the judgment as a good job on the side of the judges.

His tweet came at a time when his party PDP presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar has rejected the judgement delivered by the election tribunal and moving to exhaust the option of approaching the Supreme Court.

According to Sen. Ben Bruce

” Once elections have been held and a winner is announced, we must follow the Jonathan doctrine and accept the people’s verdict in the interest of democracy and the nation. Our elections don’t have to end in the courts. But now that we have found ourselves in this position, and the courts have spoken, let us put national interest above self-interest, accept the verdict, and move on so the nation can advance. Bola Ahmed Tinubu, @officialABAT, is the duly elected and undisputed President of Nigeria, @NGRPresident, and this judgment should settle all questions and erase all doubts. I commend the judges of the Presidential Election Petition Court for doing a challenging job exceptionally well. It was democracy that won.

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So, I commend both the President and his challengers. Coincidentally, this verdict is coming as the President marks a hundred days in office, days that have been eventful, effective and decisive. And now, without this unnecessary uncertainty hanging over his head, we can expect even better days.

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Finally, I call on supporters of all the parties to this now settled case to be mindful of recent events on our continent and thus tailor their words and actions to promote the peace, progress and prosperity of Nigeria as one democratic and united nation under God”

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