Dr Kailani Muhammad, the Director-General, Confederation of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has commended the Presidential Election Petition Court (PEPC) judgment, affirming the election of President Bola Tinubu. Muhammad, in a statement in Abuja on Thursday, described the judgment as a reminder of the confidence of Nigerians in Tinubu’s capacity to continue to lead Nigeria towards its manifest destiny of greatness.
The PEPC, in its lead judgment read by Justice Abba Mohammed, on Wednesday in Abuja dismissed the allegation by the Labour Party and its candidate, Mr Peter Obi, that the 2023 presidential election was rigged in favour of Tinubu.
The director-general congratulated Tinubu, Vice President Kashim Shettima and the APC on their victory at the PEPC. “The judgment of the tribunal has again put a judicial seal on the mandate freely given to the president by the Nigerian people in the 2023 presidential election. “President Bola Ahmed Tinubu should take the affirmation of his election as a reminder of the confidence of Nigerians in his capacity to continue to lead Nigeria towards its manifest destiny of greatness,” he said.
According to him, Nigerian people have great expectations from the Agenda of the president and they should give his administration full cooperation to accomplish the goal of “Renewed Hope Agenda” Muhammad also commended the opposition parties for using the judicial window prescribed by the constitution in seeking redress for their grievances. He urged them to join hands with the government and the Nigerian people in the task of nation-building. The PEPT had on Wednesday held that Obi and the LP, did not by way of credible evidence, establish their allegation that the election that held on February 25, was characterized by manifest corrupt practices. (NAN)