UncategorizedAPC reacts to presidential tribunal verdict by admin September 7, 2023 written by admin September 7, 2023 Bookmark 9Nigeria’s ruling party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) has described the judgement of the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal (PEPT) as an “undiluted victory for the democracy”.The five-member panel of the court, led by Haruna Tsammani, on Wednesday dismissed the petitions of Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Labour Party’s Peter Obi and the All Peoples Movement (APM) against the victory of President Bola Tinubu of the APC in the 25 February.The tribunal also dismissed the case of double nominations against Vice President Kashim Shettima.The APC, in a statement by its spokesperson, Felix Morka, on Wednesday, said the verdict of the tribunal “is a solid affirmation of the mandate freely handed to President Tinubu of the APC by the Nigerian electorate, and constitutes an undiluted victory for our democracy.”The party commended the tribunal for upholding the popular mandate given to Mr Tinubu. “We commend the PEPT for doing manifest justice in this matter and for upholding the popular will of Nigerians as expressed through their ballots.“We congratulate our dear President Tinubu, Vice President Kashim Shettima, Party members, supporters and the Nigerian electorate on this magnificent victory,” the statement reads in part.On 1 March, INEC declared Mr Tinubu as the winner of the February presidential election.He defeated 17 other candidates and was subsequently inaugurated as the 16th Nigerian leader since independence in 1960.Support PREMIUM TIMES’ journalism of integrity and credibilityGood journalism costs a lot of money. Yet only good journalism can ensure the possibility of a good society, an accountable democracy, and a transparent government.For continued free access to the best investigative journalism in the country we ask you to consider making a modest support to this noble endeavour.By contributing to PREMIUM TIMES, you are helping to sustain a journalism of relevance and ensuring it remains free and available to all.DonateTEXT AD: Call Willie – +2348098788999 0 comment 0 FacebookTwitterPinterestEmail admin Follow Author previous post Canada govt donates vehicles to NAPTIP to combat human trafficking next post Popular Islamic cleric, Abubakar Giro, is dead You may also like Bookmark This Couple’s Moment During Their Yoruba Trad Will... October 3, 2023 Bookmark Want To Be a Dazzling Bride? This Traditional... October 3, 2023 Bookmark Of Love, Colours & Beauty! It’s Time To... October 3, 2023 Bookmark Diezani appears in London court over bribery charges October 3, 2023 Bookmark Troops kill two suspected IPOP members – Official October 3, 2023 Bookmark Gabon’s predators on the pitch: Inside a paedophile... October 3, 2023 Bookmark How we plan to raise $5 billion yearly... October 3, 2023 Bookmark Tribunal sacks Gov Sule of Nasarawa, declares PDP... October 3, 2023 Bookmark ‘Multiple taxations widening housing gap’ October 2, 2023 Bookmark Bangladesh dengue deaths top 1,000 in worst outbreak... October 2, 2023Leave a Comment Cancel ReplySave my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.