Peter Obi has revealed his next action after INEC declared Tinubu as the winner of the 2023 Elections.
Kentochmedia had reported earlier that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as the winner of the 2023 presidential election.
Kentochmedia understands that the Chairman of INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu declared Tinubu the winner at exactly 4.10 am today in Abuja. By this declaration, Tinubu would be the 16th leader of Nigeria since independence in 1960.
The former Lagos state governor polled total votes of 8,794,726 to defeat his closest rival and the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar who scored 6,984,520 votes, and Peter Obi of Labour party who polled 6,101,533 votes.
Kentochmedia reports that the presidential candidate of the New Nigerian Peoples Party (NNPP), Rabiu Kwankwaso came a distant fourth with total votes of 1,496,687 votes.
Yakubu said the registered voters for the election were 93,469,008, while 25,286,616 voters were accredited.
The INEC Chairman put the total valid votes at 24,025,940, while the total rejected votes were 939,278. He said the total number of votes cast was 24,965,218.
He declared: “I certify that I am the returning officer for the 2023 presidential election held on the 25th of February 2003.
“That Tinubu Bola Ahmed of the APC, having satisfied the requirements of the law is hereby declared the winner and returned elected. The Certificate of Return to the president-elect and Vice president-elect will take place here at 3 pm today.”
Reacting in a post on the micro-blogging site, Twitter, Peter Obi revealed that his Vice presidential candidate Dr Yusuf Datti Baba-Ahmed was addressing an international press conference at the Labour Party Headquarters in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital and that he (Obi) intends to “address Nigerians and the international community shortly.”
The 2023 Labour Party Presidential Candidate tweeted: “Our Vice presidential candidate Dr Yusuf Datti Baba-Ahmed is addressing an international press conference at the Labour Party Headquarters in Abuja. I intend to address Nigerians and the international community shortly.