Former Senator representing Bayelsa West, Ben Bruce, has said talks from some quarters that President Bola Tinubu is not their president is frivolous.
Since Tinubu’s victory at the Supreme Court which affirmed his electoral win, some Nigerians have been on social media with claims of him not being their president.
Ben Bruce, in a post on X, stated that such statement doesn’t help matters. According to him, it is frivolous because as long as such people call themselves Nigerian citizens, Tinubu remains their President.
He shared, “It is only right, fitting, and sportsmanly for both Waziri Atiku Abubakar and Peter Obi to congratulate President Bola Tinubu for his victory in the #NigerianElections2023.
“There must be an end to litigation, and the Supreme Court must end it. All talk by some persons that ‘Bola Tinubu is not my President’ is frivolous and unhelpful. As long as you call yourself a citizen of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, you do not have ‘your’ President. Nigeria has a President, and whether you like it or not, he presides over you as Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces and Head of the State,
“The Peoples Democratic Party must now play their role as Nigeria’s most viable opposition party. It is incumbent on them to work on unifying their ranks. Disunity and treachery against President Goodluck Jonathan cost them the 2015 election. Disunity also cost them this election. If they allow it to repeat itself a third time, they are done.
“To the youths of Nigeria, do not allow anybody, whether candidate, party, or TV station, to set you against the government. The future is yours, as Millennials, not ours, the fifties and sixties generation. Use it well. Organise now for 2027, or agonise when it is 2027.”