Governor Abiodun congratulates Tinubu, Shettima over tribunal verdict

The Ogun State Governor Prince Dapo Abiodun on Wednesday congratulated President Bola Ahmed Tinubu and Vice President, Kashim Shettima on their resounding victory at the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal.

Penpushing reports that Abiodun in a congratulatory message 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.

The statement made available added that, the Governor described the judgment as sound, detailed, comprehensive and heartwarming, also noting that the judges displayed unmatched courage in the discharge of their duties.

“It is heartwarming that the tribunal judges did not succumb to intimidation by the opposition, who deployed various antics to sway the judgement in their favour. The judgement is a further testament to the fact that the judiciary is the last hope of our people’, Abiodun wrote

Penpushing further reports that the Tribunal, in a unanimous decision, threw out the petition filed by the Labour Party(LP) Presidential candidate, Peter Obi and his Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) counterpart  Atiku Abubakar, as well as Chichi Ojei of All Peoples Movement (APM ,ruling that  Tinubu was duly elected on February 25 as announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

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