The Lamidi Apapa faction of the Labour Occasion has launched a press release distancing itself from requires an interim authorities and agitations that the President-elect, Bola Tinubu, not be sworn in on Could 29, pending the decision of the petitions earlier than the presidential election tribunal.
Based on the Labour Occasion faction, swearing in Tinubu on Could 29, “might not have any affect on the continuing authorized tussle on the presidential election involving our occasion, APC and INEC.”
The Labour Occasion, in a press release made out there to newsmen by the faction’s spokesman, Abayomi Arabambi, argued that the Electoral Act and the Structure of Nigeria don’t present room for a vacuum, “so whether or not the President-elect is sworn in or not, there’s proper to take away him legally whether it is came upon that he was not duly elected.”
Citing sections 136 and 146 of the structure, Arabambi mentioned; “What Peter Obi is crying for shouldn’t be supported by the regulation.”
He argued that “a refusal to swear in Tinubu as President will create a vacuum within the system”, including that the regulation abhors this.
Arabambi mentioned, “Even Peter Obi as soon as benefitted from the system of being sworn into workplace regardless of pending petitions filed towards him earlier than the tribunal by Andy Uba.”
“The Legislation needs to be complied with, which is to swear in Tinubu as president, and if anyone needs to vary the narrative, they must change the regulation,” he said.
“Labour Occasion warns all Obidiots clandestinely parading themselves as LP members and different Obidients who could also be agitating that the President-elect shouldn’t be sworn in to have a rethink as Labour Occasion won’t assist any illegal technique of agitations or change of presidency violently.”
The spokesman additionally maintained that LP would proceed to pursue its case in court docket.