Atiku, Kwankwaso, Peter Obi fail to congratulate Tinubu after swearing-in

President Bola Tinubu took his oath of office as the 16th president of Nigeria on Monday. Tinubu and his Vice, Kashim Shettima’s swearing in took place at the Eagles Square in Abuja.

Following the event a lot of Nigerians and foreigners have been congratulating Tinubu for achieving his life-long dream of becoming a president.

However, we observed that the 2023 Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, and his complement from Labour Party, LP, Peter Obi, have not congratulated Tinubu.

Perusing their social media pages, our correspondent noticed that no message congratulating Tinubu was posted by his opponents in the general election almost 24 hours after the event.

Though some Nigerians thinks that Atiku and Peter Obi should have congratulated the president but some also share a different opinion as even some of the notable leaders in the world have not congratulated Tinubu which gives a clear meaning that they do not believe in the process of Nigerian’s election that brought the president into office.

Tinubu had defeated Atiku and Obi in a keenly contested presidential election in February. However, Atiku and Obi are in court contesting the outcome of the election.

Both candidates are claiming they won the election. Meanwhile, Obi had said he won’t attend the inauguration because he was not invited.

It’s so worrisome for our democracy, a social media user, @delanoi wrote: “This is bad for Nigeria’s democracy. Obi and Atiku should have congratulated Tinubu over his swearing-in. It does not stop the tribunal.”

@jimmajg: “I think Atiku and Obi should have congratulated Tinubu but still push for their mandate in the tribunal.”

As Nigerians waits for things to unfold in the coming days some Nigerians have responded to the first gift from president Bola Tinubu to Nigerians barely 24hours of taking over office.

The president has announced the removal of fuel subsidy which has automatically jacked up fuel prices and creating long queues in filling stations across the nation. While some Nigerians have described this as a bold move some have out rightly condemned the move as they say it’s too early inflict pains on Nigerians who just came of our Naira note frustration.

As we countdown to the first 100 days in office, Nigerians are patiently waiting to see how their new president tackles the economic challenges, insecurity amongst other issues inflicting pains on Nigerians.

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