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General News of Thursday, 2 March 2023


'Birds of the same age' — Ghanaians descend on Akufo-Addo for congratulating Tinubu

L-R: Nana Akufo-Addo, Bola Tinubu L-R: Nana Akufo-Addo, Bola Tinubu

Some Ghanaians have taken to social to lambast President Nana Akufo-Addo for congratulating Bola Ahmed Tinubu on becoming Nigeria's next president.

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Wednesday, March 1 declared the Presidential candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) as president-elect of Saturday's polls.

The declaration has caused a stir among most Nigerians as opposition parties believe the election was marred by voting irregularities at the polling units.

Others have caused for a rerun believing that the election was rigged in favour of the former governor of Lagos State.

The Ghanaian president on Thursday, March 2 joined a host of other world leaders to congratulate 'Jagaban' on becoming the fifth Nigerian president of the fourth republic.

In a tweeted statement, President Akufo wrote, “On behalf of the Ghanaian people and their Government, I extend warm congratulations to the Presidential Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu, on his victory in the Nigerian presidential election of Saturday, 25th February.”

The tweet did not excite many Ghanaians as they took to the microblogging app slam their president.

Check out the tweets below:


Birds of the same age, eii feathers


Failure congratulates failure


You know that election was rigged but because your mouth is now full of honey, you are forgetting where you came from. Sir, please say on behalf of yourself as Nana Akufo Addo, you congratulate Tinubu cus in the name of “democracy”, that's where you all exercise your evil deeds.


Your Excellency you could have just written "Tinubu Congratulations" and it would have been enough. This epistle now is just making someone angry with you now.????????


On behalf of the Ghanaian people, I humbly ask that you step down as President of Ghana as soon as possible


Mr president, if you listen to your people, you will know that 80% of Ghanaians know that Peter Obi won the election and it was rigged. You congratulating Tinubu means you support corruption, vote buying and violence during election.


On behalf of who?

Meanwhile, the Labour Party presidential candidate, Peter Obi in his latest press conference stated that his party will prove that they won February 25 polls.