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Stop the appeal, apologise to Nigerians, FG tells PDP, Atiku


Alhaji Lai Mohammed:

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has asked the PDP and its presidential candidate in the last elections, Atiku Abubakar to apologise to Nigerians for willfully distracting the President Muhammadu Buhari administration with a frivolous election petition, instead of appealing the ruling of Wednesday’s Presidential Election Petition Tribunal.

In a statement issued in St Petersburg, Russian Federation, on Thursday, the Minister said while the PDP and its candidate reserve the right to pursue their petition to the highest level, they would be better served by dropping their toga of
desperation and realising that there is a limit to tomfoolery.

”Nigerians are tired of this orchestrated distraction, and will rather wish that the opposition, having lost at the polls and in
court, will now join hands with the government to move Nigeria to the next level.

”This is more so that the judgement validating the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari was unanimous that the petition lacked merit, that the petitioners failed to prove any of the grounds upon
which their case was anchored and that President Buhari is eminently qualified to contest the poll,” he said.

Mohammed said instead of casting aspersion on the judiciary with their poorly framed reaction to the ruling of the Tribunal, the PDP and its candidate should be thanking their stars that they were not
being prosecuted for coming to court with a fraudulently obtained evidence.

”It is intriguing that a party that trumpets the rule of law at every turn will present, in open court, evidence it claimed to have obtained
by hacking into a supposed INEC server. Don’t they realize this is a criminal act for which they are liable? Instead of threatening to head to the Supreme Court, driven more by ego than commonsense, they should be sorry for allowing desperation to overwhelm their sense of reasoning. Enough is enough,” he said.

The Minister commended the Tribunal for not only doing justice to the case but for explaining, in painstaking details that lasted hours, how it arrived at its judgement.

”We also thank Nigerians, who voted massively to re-elect President Buhari, for their continued support,” he said


  1. After perverting justice, you jubiliate over your mediocrity and lack of integrity. Atiku should be allowed to appeal because he is seeking justice

  2. Get lost lie Mohammed, all u do is give a lie to the world all time seems this ease u of all the many troubles that loom u.

  3. I wonder what he is apologizing for, when Bulgari was defeated in past elections did he ever apologize,bunch of hypocrites

  4. I wonder what he is apologizing for, when Buhari was defeated in past elections did he ever apologize,bunch of hypocrites

  5. Lai Mahammad is too old to understand what is going on in Nigeria, let him go and rest at his town or, kwara state and stop nonsense

  6. Comment: Lai Mohammed is an idiot for saying that, all the places and states where APC lost election, have they not been contesting the elections? nonsense of that yeye idiot for the kind of rubbish judgment they are rejoicing over.

  7. there is a limit to tomfoolery.

    A new line i just learnt 😂
    I love liar mohammed so active and precise

    From the Tribunal final Judgment i think buhari deserves an apology

  8. Comment:To be sincere here, I am a fan of Atiku. but since this is Nigeria and Buhari has been decleared winner, he should just let go so the government can fully focus on other things

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