Atiku’s campaign spokesman Bwala congratulates Tinubu, Shettima amid differences
The spokesperson of the campaign of Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) during the 2023 presidential election, Daniel Bwala, has congratulated the president, Bola Ahmed Tinubu.
Bwala on Monday congratulated Tinubu and Kashim Shettima after they were sworn-in by the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Olukayode Ariwoola as the president and vice-president respectively.
“May I congratulate Bola Ahmed Tinubu @officialABAT and Kashim Shetima @KashimSM for taking the oath of office and allegiance as the 16th President and Vice President of the Federal Republic of NIgeria to defend the constitution and administer the Federal Republic of Nigeria,” he tweeted.
“I pray that God almighty give you both the wisdom and courage to govern this great nation with honesty, sincerity and integrity. My best wishes, politics aside.”
Justice Ariwoola administered the oath of office on Tinubu and Shettima at Eagles Square in Abuja on Monday.
Atiku, PDP, The Labour Party (LP) and its presidential candidate, Peter Obi, are all challenging the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)’s declaration of the candidate of the All Progressive Party (APC), Tinubu as the winner of the February 25, 2023 presidential election.
Tinubu polled 8,794,726 votes to defeat fellow contenders, Atiku who polled 6,984,520 votes, Obi with 6,101,533 votes to come third and candidate of the New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP), Rabiu Kwankwaso with 1,496,687 votes.