ABUJA – Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has described judgment of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal, as sound, detailed and comprehensive, noting that the judges displayed unmatched courage in the discharge of their duties.
Recall, the Tribunal, in a unanimous decision, threw out the petition filed by the Labour Party presidential candidate, Peter Obi and his Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) counterpart Atiku Abubakar, ruling that President Tinubu was duly elected on February 25, 2023 as announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
Prince Abiodun in a release on Wdnesday, September 6, 2023 said the tribunal’s verdict was an affirmation of the trust reposed in the President by Nigerians as evidenced in the outcome of the presidential election.
“It is heartwarming that the tribunal judges did not succumb to intimidation by the opposition, who deployed various antics to sway the judgment in their favour.
“The judgment is a further testament to the fact that the judiciary is the last hope of our people”, the governor said.
Abiodun however congratulated President Bola Ahmed Tinubu and Vice President, Kashim Shettima on their resounding victory at the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal.