Bode George, a former deputy national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has declared he will not be present for Bola Tinubu’s swearing-in and inauguration ceremonies.
The elder statesman was asked if he would comply and attend Bola Tinubu’s inauguration if the Supreme Court upholds the Independent National Electoral Commission’s (INEC) declaration of the All Progressive Congress (APC) as the winner of the election during an interview with Arise TV.
George claimed that he is not going to the event not because he despises Tinubu personally but rather because Bode stands up for the truth and is not an APC member.
“It’s not about Bode George, the question is, will the country be happy,” said the civilized and tenacious Nigerian who had received military training from this country.
In any case, when they [the Supreme Court] deliver the judgment, we’ll read it and have our attorneys interpret it for us. But to declare that I will now physically transport myself to the swearing-in ceremony when it isn’t even my party, for what holiday?
Because prayer is more potent than regular human power, I pray that God will change the Supreme Court judges’ perspectives. As Christians, we must speak the truth because it is the only thing that can set people free. God commands us to do that.
On the day of the resurrection, I intend to show up there. I wish I could challenge my creator. Even if they invite me, I won’t go because it’s not my party. Bola is not something I despise. Although we are discussing matters that concern our country, he is not my enemy. “