Former deputy governor of Lagos State, Alhaja Sinatu Ojikutu, announced on Monday that she is currently in the process of renouncing her Nigerian citizenship due to concerns surrounding the emergence of Bola Tinubu as the President-elect. Speaking to the press at her Lagos residence, Ojikutu disclosed that she intends to complete the renunciation process before May 29.
She expressed her reluctance to hold a Nigerian passport with Tinubu as President and her desire to find a new nation to live in for the rest of her life. Taking legal action, Ojikutu has sought assistance from lawyers to obtain citizenship elsewhere.
In addition to her personal concerns, Ojikutu criticized the state of the nation, particularly the expensive National Assembly system and the outcome of the elections.
She stated that she is no longer proud to be a former public office holder, and expressed disappointment with the turn of events in the country. Ojikutu also highlighted that many people on the streets are hungry, and essential measures have not been adequately implemented.
Ojikutu voiced her support for those who wish to challenge the election process in court, and expressed concern about the threat of treason charges against dissenting voices. She called for transparency in handling cases at the election tribunal, expressing confidence in the judiciary.
Alhaja Sinatu Ojikutu’s decision to renounce her Nigerian citizenship due to concerns about Bola Tinubu’s presidency has been ongoing, with the process expected to be completed before May 29. Ojikutu’s dissatisfaction with the state of the nation and her desire to find a new country to reside in has prompted legal action. She also expressed support for those challenging the election process and called for transparency in the handling of cases at the election tribunal.