stronger together?

Nigeria 2023: After presidential poll defeat, Atiku and Obi unite against Tinubu

By Eniola Akinkuotu

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Posted on March 31, 2023 14:40

Despite working individually throughout the presidential campaign period, Atiku Abubakar of the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the Labour Party’s (LP) Peter Obi have now forged a strategic partnership to overturn the victory of Bola Tinubu as president-elect. Could this work? 

While the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) was announcing the results of the keenly contested presidential election at the International Conference Centre – the venue of the national collation centre – the LP’s vice presidential candidate, Datti Baba-Ahmed, and his PDP counterpart, Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, were 7km away at the Hilton holding a joint press conference to reject the credibility of the poll.

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