Peter Obi, Atiku fail to congratulate Tinubu after swearing-in as the President of Nigeria


President Bola Tinubu took his oath of office as the 16th president of Nigeria on Monday.

Tinubu and his Vice, Shettima’s swearing in took place at the Eagles Square in Abuja.

A lot of Nigerians and foreigners have been congratulating Tinubu for achieving his life-long dream of becoming a president.

NGOLADITV observed that the 2023 presidential candidate of people Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar, and his counterpart from Labour Party, LP, Peter Obi, have not congratulated Tinubu.

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Perusing their social media pages, our correspondent noticed that no message congratulating Tinubu was posted almost 24 hours after the event.

Tinubu had defeated Atiku and Obi in a keenly contested presidential election in February.

However, Atiku and Obi are in court contesting the outcome of the election.

Both candidates are claiming they won the election.

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Meanwhile, Obi had said he won’t attend the inauguration because he was not invited.

A social media user, @delanoi wrote: “This is bad for Nigeria’s democracy. Obi and Atiku should have congratulated Tinubu over his swearing-in. It does not stop the tribunal.””

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