A Civil Society Organization, known as Advocacy for Peace and Good Governance, has commended the Ogun State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal for its verdict on the March 18, 2023 Governorship election in the State.
Penpushing reports that the group, in a statement signed by it’s National Coordinator, Waheed Sulaimon in Abuja, described the judgement as explicit without any ambiguity, saying it was a true reflection of what happened across Ogun State on March 18, 2023,stressing that the verdict was a victory for democracy and affirmation of the people’s choice.
The Civil Society Organization pointed out that the tribunal delivered its verdict based on the facts and evidence presented before it, as well as the credibility of the electoral process and lauded the judiciary for its impartiality in the ongoing election petition related cases across the country.
Penpushing further reports that the body added that Nigerians have always repose their confidence in that arm of government, and equally urged all parties involved to accept the decision of the tribunal and join hands with Governor Dapo Abiodun, to work towards the development of the state.
The group in the statement called on all stakeholders in the Ogun State project to rally round the Governor to make the State among the best in Nigeria in terms of economic prosperity, political stability and social cohesion and in same vein
lauded the Governor for his commitment to good governance and efforts at ensuring the security of lives and property, as well as his unwavering political will to speedily develop the State.
Penpushing also reports that it is recalled that the tribunal on Saturday, unanimously validated the victory of Governor Dapo Abiodun, as it dismissed all the grounds canvassed by the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) and it’s candidate, Ladi Adebutu in their petitions.
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