The Ondo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress on Wednesday expressed confidence that the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Event all via the ultimate phrase governorship election all via the state, Eyitayo Jegede, would lose on the tribunal.
The earlier Licensed knowledgeable Frequent of the state had filed a petition on the tribunal highly effective the outcomes of the October 10 poll, whereby Governor Rotimi Akeredolu was declared the winner by the Unbiased Nationwide Electoral Value.
Jegede on Tuesday had acknowledged that he would reclaim his mandate on the tribunal and ship the candidate of the APC, Rotimi Akeredolu out of presidency.
The social gathering in an announcement launched by its spokesman, Steve Otaloro, described the assertion of Jegede as laughable and a reflection of the embodiment of ignorance on the part of the PDP candidate.
Otaloro further acknowledged that the state Governor was victorious all via the electoral course of and the outcomes of the election reveals that the Governor is accepted by his people.
He said, “The current insinuation by Mr Eyitayo Jegede that he’ll reclaim the Ondo State governorship election mandate given to Governor Akeredolu on the election petition tribunal is laughable because of it reveals the embodiment of ignorance on his half.”
“In easy phrases, the folks of Ondo State have, freely, chosen between APC and completely completely different political events all through the state. Attributable to this actuality, for Mr Jegede who was strongly rejected on the election to be hopeful of reclaiming the talked about mandate at a court docket docket docket of legal guidelines is topic to wishful pondering.”
“Mr Jegede and the PDP ought to proceed to inform their fairy tales about how they want the highest outcomes of the tribunal verdict will likely be, nonetheless the excellent news is that they cannot be the resolve of their very private case.”
The social gathering added that will probably be victorious on the tribunal on account of members of the tribunal are people of integrity who will, dispassionately, dispense justice appropriately in tandem with the small print and figures earlier than them.
“Mr Eyitayo Jegede knew he misplaced the election, nonetheless he’s solely trying to keep away from losing quite a few face by going to court docket docket docket. In doing that he premeditates to make the most of optimistic abracadabra of legal guidelines to steal the folks’s mandate from the rightful proprietor. Nonetheless, merely as he failed on the ballot, he might even fail on the tribunal.”