PEPC: Reasons I’ll Appeal the Decision Peter Obi

Peter Obi

The candidate of the Labour Party in the February 25, 2023 election in Nigeria, Peter Obi, has vowed to appeal the judgement of the Presidential Election Petition Court, which dismissed his petition and upheld the election of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu.CONTINUE READING>>>>>

The Eagle Online recalls that the PEPC in Abuja on Wednesday dismissed the petition by Obi and the LP on all grounds.

Speaking through his team of lawyers, led by Dr. Livy Uzoukwu (SAN), the former two-term Anambra State Governor said: “If we are not careful, our electoral jurisprudence will eventually disappear. ….. Continue Your Reading

“I am saying this with every amount of sincerity because when the litigant, when those that contested election continue to find it very difficult to establish their case due to obstacles on the way, starting by INEC (Independent National Electoral Commission), certainly they may resort to some other means of trying to get justice, which may not be lawful.

“Also, I commend the Court of Appeal for introducing live streaming.

“You may recall that we applied to the court to have live streaming of all the proceedings.

“The court, in its wisdom, did not grant the application.

“But now, in the end, they saw wisdom in it and the need to guarantee transparency, hence live streaming of the judgement

“Certainly, it would have been better if it was live streaming of the entire proceedings so that the public will have the chance of watching and be able to relate properly with the judgement.

“So, I will hope and pray that this time, it will be continuous, starting from the beginning of a case.

“That is the only way that you can guarantee transparency because when something is open, Nigerians will see things for themselves and they will make up their minds, one way or the other.”

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