The Presidential Election Tribunal, PEPT, has revealed the reason for not disqualifying Tinubu over US drug case.
News ToGo reports that the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal declared on Wednesday that President Bola Tinubu could not be disqualified from office based on the grounds of his prior forfeiture of drug-related funds in the United States….CONTINUE READING
The tribunal cited that Mr. Tinubu had already received clearance from the Nigeria Police Force, which conducted an inquiry into his U.S. legal matters. According to the court, this investigation confirmed his innocence of any criminal wrongdoing in the U.S.
Furthermore, the tribunal pointed out that Mr. Tinubu has been able to freely travel to and from the United States, a fact that strongly indicates the absence of any pending criminal case against him in that jurisdiction.
This decision by the tribunal reaffirms President Tinubu’s eligibility to continue holding office, dismissing concerns related to his alleged involvement in a drug-related case in the United States. It highlights the importance of due process and verified information in making determinations regarding the qualifications of elected officials….CONTINUE READING