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INEC’s Certificate of Return like World Cup – Tinubu


INEC’s Certificate of Return like World Cup – Tinubu

By Jennifer S Kuwanta

Nigeria’s President-elect, Bola Tinubu, has said the Certificate of Return presented to him by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is like a “World Cup” trophy.

He made this remark while on a a visit to the palace of the Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akinolu, on Sunday.

Tinubu, who contested on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC, was announced winner of the February 25 presidential election.

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Last week, INEC announced Tinubu, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), as the winner of the presidential election conducted on February 25.

Mahmood Yakubu, INEC chairman, said Tinubu polled 8,794,726 votes.

Speaking at the palace, Tinubu said: “The journey that we embarked upon, we have returned home with a certificate.”

“It is like our own World Cup and I thank you all for the effort.”

Tinubu promised not to disappoint Nigerians, he said, “To all the monarchs seated, may God provide you with strong health. God will not allow our country to perish. We will not be used as a tool to disgrace you. I will not let you down.”

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