Najatu Reveals Why President Tinubu Wants to Embark on War with Niger Republic
President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has been accused of using the crisis in Niger Republic as a distraction from the petitions at the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT).
A former Director, Civil Society of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Campaign Council (PCC), Najatu Muhammed, said this in a statement on Thursday, August 10.
Najatu said if the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) succeed with the request and plan to declare on Niger Republic, President Tinubu can declare a state of emergency to remain in power indefinitely, Daily Trust reported…………………………...CONTINUE READING
Tinubu using Niger coup to distract Nigerians from tribunal proceedings
The activist said that will allow Tinubu to put aside the tribunal process challenging his victory at the 2023 presidential election.
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Former Tinubu’s campaign director added that ECOWAS leaders should desist from violence and consider the devastating consequences of war on human lives in the Niger Republic.
“If Nigeria is at war, Tinubu can declare a state of emergency or martial law that will allow him to remain in power indefinitely, putting aside any tribunal or judicial process challenging his eligibility to even contest the election…………………………….CONTINUE READING
“With the backing of France and other colonial powers, he will deploy security forces to quail any form of protest to his undemocratic and unconstitutional machinations.
“Tinubu is aware that he is not eligible to contest. The Tribunal judges know this, APC as a political party also knows this. So, why is Tinubu so eager to go to war on behalf of France and with the backing of France in the name of democracy?”