2023 Presidency Result: Be Calm, Maintain Peace, Tinubu Tells Lagosians
–Says “The Fact That APC Narrowly Lost Lagos State To Another Party Should Not Be The Reason For Violence.”
Soon after the official declaration 2023 Presidential Election result in Lagos, in which Labour Party candidate, Mr. Peter Obi, defeated him, the All Progressives Congress Presidential Candidate, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has appealed to the people of Lagos State to be calm and avoid any act that can lead to breakdown of law and order.
The APC candidate said he is bound to accept the outcome of any election whether favourable or not, being a democrat.
In a statement released Monday by the Presidential Campaign Council and signed by his Director of Media and Publicity, Mr. Bayo Onanuga, Tinubu expressed serious concern over reports of violence in parts of the state, especially reported attacks on some traders of Igbo origin.
He said:“The fact that the APC narrowly lost Lagos State to another party should not be the reason for violence. As a democrat, you win some, you lose some.”
He also condemned condemned “any form of violence against people of any ethnic group in Lagos.”