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APC Appoints 12 Senior Advocates To Defend Tinubu’s Mandate

In a bid to defend the results released by Independent National Electoral Commission (INE) that declared Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu as the president of Nigeria, the All Progressives Congress according to reports from Channels Television has appointed 12 senior advocates of Nigeria (SAN) to defend the mandate of the president elect.

Recall that Tinubu polled 8,794,726 votes in 12 of Nigeria’s 36 states, almost two million votes more than his closest rival, Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the candidate of the Labour Party (LP), Peter Obi, finished the race with 6,101,533.

Also recall that Peter Gregory Obi and Atiku Abubakar have made it known that they are going to challenge INEC'S decision to announce Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu as the president elect and Atiku currently lead a protest to INEC Office at Abuja yesterday.

According to a statement released by the party’s National Legal Adviser, Ahmad Usman El-Marzuq, the rulling party is willing to meet the parties in the court

Source: Channels Television

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