“My supporters should not relent, they should continue to voice their opposition. It shouldn’t be a one-off thing, they have to be consistent.” Obi.
De Erudite Media earlier reported that operatives of the Nigeria Police Force, on Wednesday, allegedly arrested Ajaero in Owerri, the Imo State capital.
The Struggles by our founding fathers to build a nation where truth and justice shall reign and enthrone democracy have been destroyed.
He stressed the necessity for leaders in Africa’s largest economy to be dedicated to upholding the rule of law.
“If you say a mandate is stolen, the onus is on you to prove it, and not only proving it, you have to prove it beyond reasonable and possibly unreasonable doubt. The reality is that the President is installed and it is even more difficult now.” He said.
“This is the exercise of the powers conferred on him under Section 28(5)(a) & (b) of the Land Use Act 1978, revoked the under-listed plots with names and titles as reflected in our records for continued contravention of the terms of development of the Right of Occupancy to wit non-development”, he said.
The learned justices of the court below erred in law and occasioned a miscarriage of justice when they held and concluded that he failed to establish the allegation of corrupt practices and over-voting,” Obi added.
“The leadership of the party is aware that their Presidential candidate, Peter Obi, did not win the election but…” He started.
“The states’ helmsmen are to be more strategic and intelligence-driven”. He added.
The three presiding officers were summoned by Alhaji Abubakar Atiku and the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP).
Displeased with the statement that implied that his client was uncooperative, counsel for INEC, Kemi Pinhero SAN who conducted Wednesday’s proceedings on behalf of the electoral body countered the assertion.
The factional National Publicity Secretary of the LP, Abayomi Arabambi, raised these issues during a press conference in Abuja.
The chairman of the five-man panel, Justice Harunna Tsammani, held that it was unacceptable for the lawyer to give reasons for their objection after the commission had indicated that it would advance reasons at the address stage of proceedings.
Peter Obi and the Vice Presidential candidate of LP, Datti Baba Ahmed, alongside the leaders of the Party, were in the court, to witness the proceedings.
Mr. Obi made the call a sequel to the inauguration of the 16th executive President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, on the 29th of May, 2023.
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It directed the counsels to consult their clients and report back the outcome of the meeting.
Recall that the Labour Party candidate for the presidential election, Mr. Peter Obi has earlier filed a petition seeking live telecasts of the proceedings.
When the matter was called, Obi stood up to announce his appearance followed by Dudu Manuga, the National Women’s Leader of the Party who sat close to Obi.
According to him, Apapa has always thought that the inauguration “may not have any impact on the ongoing legal tussle on the presidential election involving our party, APC and INEC.”