The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2023 general election, Atiku Abubakar has called on Peter Obi of the Labour Party (LP) and Musa Kwankwaso of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP), to join his quest for “justice” in the certificate saga involving President Bola Tinubu.
Atiku, who is also a former Vice President had requested the release of Tinubu’s certificate from the Chicago State University (CSU) over the suspicion that the certificate the president submitted to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) may have been forged.
CSU a few days ago, released the certificate to Atiku’s team.
The PDP presidential candidate who is challenging Tinubu’s election, called on Obi, Kwankwaso, and other Nigerians to join his quest for “justice” over the matter.
He made the request during his press conference in Abuja on Thursday.
“Let me call on all well-meaning Nigerians, leaders of thoughts, our religious, traditional, community and political leaders and in particular, Governor Peter Obi of the Labour Party and Governor Rabiu Kwankwaso of the NNPP and the leaders of every political party in Nigeria and indeed every single person who loves this country as I do and who wishes nothing but the best for this country as I do, to join me in this campaign to enshrine probity, accountability and the basic principles of justice, morality, and uprightness in our country and in our government. This is a task for every one of us.”
Despite the denial of the accusation by Tinubu and his supporters, Atiku had maintained he would continue to seek justice over the matter.
“Immediately after the elections, I was told there was a delegation of governors who claimed they were sent by the president, and I did not even allow them to get into my house – I didn’t,” Atiku added.
“I will only drop the fight when the court rules. If the court rules that I am right, fine. If the court rules that he is right, fine. So that’s the end of the fight, because, at the moment, we are the Supreme Court, and there is no other higher court than the Supreme Court.”