There Is No Cause For Alarm If Presidential Election Is Annulled– Femi Falana

If the court accepts the evidence presented by Peter Obi, and others as credible,

Mr Femi Falana (SAN), a human rights attorney, has claimed that,Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declaration that Bola Tinubu of the All Progressives Congress APC, was the winner of the presidential election may be overturned if the court accepts the evidence presented by Peter Obi, and others as credible…..CONTINUE READING

Femi Falana, who divulged this while commenting on the general elections in 2023, told Sahara Reporters that, Nigeria had the most election petitions and pre-election cases in the world, and that something akin to what happened in the 2007 elections might happen.

He further said that, if the 2007 election results were repeated, they might favour people like Peter Obi and others, leading to the annulment of the presidential election, but it would not be a cause for panic.

“There shouldn’t be any reason for concern; the presidential election may be Invalidated,” he remarked.

We have seen cases of this kind before, he said, “but yes! I’ll return to the 2007 presidential election, nevertheless (it hasn’t been in the applicant’s favour who filed the application against the result).

In a few African nations, the court has declared the results of the presidential elections invalid. In Nigeria, several state-level election petitions, that sought to oust the governor in office were successful. As a result, there shouldn’t be any cause for concern…..CONTINUE READING