Governor Sani Bello of Niger State on Thursday said that those pressurizing former Vice President Atiku Abubakar to challenge the outcome of the Presidential election in court could be doing so to get money from him.
The Governor made this known while speaking with State House correspondents after meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari.
On the Atiku’s claim that he won the election, governor Bello said: “It is not unusual when you lose elections, you go to court for so many reasons.
“It could be that you think you won or it could be that someone is telling you that you have won or it could be that someone is telling you some miracles can happen.
“It could also be that someone wants to get money off you. So there is no reason why after free and fair elections had been conducted and it is clear in the eyes of the world one still believes that there are shoddy dealings.
“Anyone who feels dissatisfied is free to approach a court of law. It is a free world. Everyone is entitled to his opinion. But honestly, from what I saw in Niger, this election has been the fairest election we have conducted so far.”