Presidential Tribunal: Finally, Tinubu Admits Dual Citizenship Allegation As Lawyer Makes Crucial Demand

Published: 18/Jul/2023

FCT, Abuja – President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has admitted before the presidential election petition tribunal of having dual citizenship of Nigeria and Guinea. As reported by the Nigerian Tribune, President Tinubu admitted to this allegation through his lawyer Wole Olanipekun (SAN).

Olanipekun, however, told the court that the Guinea citizenry passport of President Tinubu had expired as far back as 2020. He argued that the passport presented by the petitioners holds no solid basis for his client to be prosecuted.

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Themes: Dual Nationality, Nationality of Politicians
Regions: Nigeria
Year: 2023