The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate in the 2023 election, Atiku Abubakar has expressed shock over the recent phone discussion by US Secretary of State, Antony Blinken with President-elect, Bola Tinubu.
Atiku who released a statement on his Twitter handle said the election that produced Bola Tinubu as the winner was fraudulent and was in disbelief over the call by Secretary Blinken.
Full statement below:
” I am in disbelief that @SecBlinken called Tinubu, a contradiction to the publicly stated position of the US on Nigeria’s 2023 presidential election.
“This is inconceivable considering that America, as the bastion of democracy, is well briefed on the sham election of February 25.
“To give legitimacy to the widely acknowledged fraudulent election in Nigeria can be demoralising to citizens who have hedged their bet on democracy and the sanctity of the ballot.