Atiku Abubakar, the Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) nominee for president in 2023, asserts that he would retrieve his mandate from President Bola Ahmed Tinubu through a judicial decision.
In addition, Atiku called Tinubu’s administration transitory and said that electoral irregularities had stolen it.
This was expressed by the former vice president on Saturday in Bauchi State at a PDP stakeholders gathering for party elected officials.
At the meeting, PDP urged its members in the National Assembly not to be “rubber stamp members of the National Assembly.”
According to Atiku, “You are there to serve as a formidable opposition to this temporary administration.
“Based on the results announced by the INEC and pending the determination of electoral challenges in the court, our members-elect are not the majority in the National Assembly.
“So, for the time being, they have to prepare to work as an effective, constructive opposition while also preparing for possible roles of the majority party when the cases are resolved. A Government in-waiting, so to speak.”