Self acclaimed investigative journalist, David Hundeyin, has taken to his official Twitter page to share a series of controversial photos for the Substacks West Africa Weekly newsletter.
The images, which are now trending across various platforms, allegedly showcase the Guinea-Conakry passport of Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the 71-year-old veteran Nigerian politician who won the country’s disputed presidential election on February 23, 2023.
Tinubu’s history in Guinea and other countries remains relatively unknown, but the current controversy surrounding his dual citizenship will likely inspire further investigation.Section 137(1)(b) of the Nigerian Constitution prohibits any person who has voluntarily acquired the citizenship of a country other than Nigeria from running for the office of the President. However, this provision has been subject to different interpretations and there are… https://t.co/InQMrcjhM2
“On Tinubu’s INEC EC9 declaration, he stated that he has not obtained any other citizenship.
“But he has Guinean citizenship, with his Guinean passport stating clearly that he was born in Nigeria – which means he obtained Guinean citizenship.
This is perjury. Lying under oath. https://t.co/Kh1vXkcrB2