The ruling of the Presidential Election Petition Court upholding Bola Tinubu of the All Progressives Congress, APC as the winner of the election on February 25, 2023 has been disputed by the Labour Party.
Obiora Ifoh, the party’s national publicity secretary, explained the position of the party in Abuja shortly after the court’s ruling was made public.
Ifoh declared, “The Labour Party watched with dismay and trepidation the dismissal of petitions by the five-member panel of the Presidential Election Petition Court led by Justice Haruna Tsammani today. We reject the outcome of the judgement in its entirety because justice was not served, it did not reflect the law, and it did not reflect the will of the people.
“Nigerians were witnesses to the electoral robbery that took place on February 25, 2023, which was globally condemned but the Tribunal in its wisdom refused to accept the obvious.
“What is at stake is democracy and we will not relent until the people will prevail.
We salute the doggedness of our team of lawyers who fearlessly exposed the wrath in our system.
“We can only weep for democracy in Nigeria but we refuse to give up on Nigeria.
“Details of the party’s position will be presented after consultation with our lawyers after the Certified True Copy of the
“We urge all lovers of democracy to remain focused and hopeful because a new Nigeria is possible.”