Wike slams Obi for rejecting presidential tribunal verdict

Wike slams Obi for rejecting presidential tribunal verdict

slams for rejecting presidential verdict

Nyesom , Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (), has argued that though the Celebration's (LP) 2023 presidential candidate misplaced on the presidential on Wednesday, the judiciary was appropriate when he efficiently reclaimed his place as governor of in 2007.

Wike made this assertion on Thursday when he featured on Channels Tv's Right programme.

“Did not win on the docket when he was eliminated as governor? Did he pay bribe? Let him inform the world ,” Wike stated.

“When he was eliminated as a governor, did he not reclaim his mandate on the docket? Judiciary was proper however now that the choice occurred, judiciary is unsuitable.”

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The Minister additionally stated he's a realist and he knew gained't win the February 25, 2023 ballot.

“I do know that he gained't win the election. Let me let you know the reality, I'm a realist,” the FCT minister stated, explaining that he supported somewhat than Obi or , who occurred to be in the identical occasion as himself (Wike).

“For me, the best way the election went, it was a troublesome election. I give it to INEC (the Unbiased Nationwide Electoral Fee),” he stated.

Wike stated sentiments apart, Obi couldn't have gained the election. “Sure, as a younger man, folks would have most popular that however have a look at how the votes went,” he stated.

“There's this generational change, the younger folks have been drained. So, for them, the one hope they'd was to vote for Obi as a youthful particular person in comparison with different candidates.

“However unknown to them, that's not the truth of . They didn't take into cognisance that ethnicity is an element. They didn't take into cognisance that faith is an element, not solely competence; that's the actuality of politics,” the ex-governor of State stated.

The petitions of the Allied Peoples Motion (APM), the PDP and its presidential candidate , the LP, and Obi have been all rejected by the Presidential Election Petition Court docket in a 12-hour ruling on Wednesday.

Along with dismissing the aggregated petitions of the PDP, the APM, and the LP, the five-person panel headed by Justice Haruna Tsammani additionally unequivocally confirmed , a former governor of , because the winner of the presidential election.

Each Atiku and Obi have declared they may enchantment the Tribunal's determination to the Supreme Court docket.

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