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Tribunal: It’s time for governance, Senate leader tells politicians

FOLLOWING the tribunal decision that confirmed President Bola Tinubu’s victory, Senate Leader Opeyemi Bamidele told lawmakers today that it was now time for them to embrace governance.

He also commended the judges for prioritizing the rule of law over emotions by declaring Tinubu the victor of the presidential election on February 25, 2023.

Senator Bamidele commended Tinubu on the tribunal ruling in a statement sent by his media office.

While urging petitioners to accept the tribunal’s decision and work alongside Tinubu to deliver the ‘Renewed Hope Agenda’ to Nigerians, the lawmaker said, “Politics is over, it is now time for governance.”

According to him, “I commend the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal for upholding the rule of law over emotions.

“The verdict of the Justices has once again reaffirmed that Nigerians overwhelmingly voted for President Bola Ahmed Tinubu during the February 25, presidential election.

“I also congratulate President Tinubu over the affirmation of his victory by the Tribunal. In the interest of our beloved country, I, therefore, urge the petitioners to join hands with Tinubu’s administration to deliver his ‘Renewed Hope Agenda’ to Nigerians. Politics is over, it is now time for governance.”

The five-member tribunal chaired by Justice Haruna Tsammani, had yesterday upheld the election of President Tinubu.

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