Former SGF Babachir Lawal claims Obi won presidential election

A former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir Lawal, claimed on Tuesday the Labour Party presidential candidate, Peter Obi, won the February 25 presidential election.

Lawal, a former member of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and close ally of President Bola Tinubu made the claim in a statement in Abuja.

He said data obtained from independent sources showed that Obi got the majority votes while the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, finished in second position.