He stressed the necessity for leaders in Africa’s largest economy to be dedicated to upholding the rule of law.
“Another point of concern raised in the petition was Justice Kudirat Akano’s appointment as the Chairman of the Enugu State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal, “despite her involvement in a previous case in Osun State.” HURIWA.
Going forward, Kano State residents are called upon to note that combined Security Forces have already been dispatched to the nooks and crannies including the entry and exits of the State to ensure enforcement and strict compliance with the 24-hour hours (24hrs) Curfew order as communicated by the State Government…
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.
APC Candidate, Uche Nnaji Nwakaibie had argued that Mbah was not constitutionally qualified to vie for the office of the governor at the time of the election, having allegedly presented a forged certificate to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
The BoT restates its rejection of the judgment of the PEPC in upholding the declaration of the APC as winner of the Feb. 25, Presidential election, despite the evidence pointing to the contrary.
Despite several warnings about the possible aftermath of the ruling today, protesters are keen to kick off the demonstration after the long-awaited judgments today at the Appeal Court, Abuja.
Military coups are wrong. They don’t solve problems. They only make them worse. But dissatisfied citizens must know how they can choose and change their leaders if the rich and the powerful manipulate the constitution, the electoral process, and the judiciary, and kill protesters when they protest unarmed, what alternatives are left for them?
This followed the decision of the court to add two extra days to the party, after losing the said days during the matter.
The three presiding officers were summoned by Alhaji Abubakar Atiku and the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP).
A five-member panel presided by Justice Haruna Tsammani held on Monday, June 19, that acceding to Tinubu’s request and dismissing the APM’s petition would offend the fair hearing principle against the party.
At the resumed hearing of their petition on Wednesday, counsel to the petitioners, Jegede Eyitayo (SAN) called the 21st witness to testify in the matter.
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.
He said the INEC chairman would also tender some sensitive documents during his appearance.
NYSC had in responses filed in the Abuja court, submitted documentary proofs that point to a possible case of forgery against the Enugu State governor
“Do not be tempted to abandon your party just because of a temporary setback. In the end, the truth and good shall triumph over falsehood and evil.” He said
The factional National Publicity Secretary of the LP, Abayomi Arabambi, raised these issues during a press conference in Abuja.
Counsel to the governor, Kunle Kalejaiye, SAN, said it was the end of the petition brought by the party against the emergence of the governor during the election.
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.