The Ondo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress on Wednesday expressed confidence that the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Occasion within the final governorship election within the state, Eyitayo Jegede, would lose on the tribunal.
The previous Legal professional Common of the state had filed a petition on the tribunal difficult the outcomes of the October 10 ballot, wherein Governor Rotimi Akeredolu was declared the winner by the Unbiased Nationwide Electoral Fee.
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 mirrored image of the embodiment of ignorance on the a part of the PDP candidate.
Otaloro additional acknowledged that the state Governor was victorious within the electoral course of and the results of the election exhibits that the Governor is accepted by his individuals.
He stated, “The recent insinuation by Mr Eyitayo Jegede that he will reclaim the Ondo State governorship election mandate given to Governor Akeredolu at the election petition tribunal is laughable as it reflects the embodiment of ignorance on his part.”
“In simple terms, the people of Ondo State have, freely, chosen between APC and other political parties in the state. Therefore, for Mr Jegede who was strongly rejected at the election to be hopeful of reclaiming the said mandate at a court of law is subject to wishful thinking.”
“Mr Jegede and the PDP should continue to tell their fairy tales about how they wish the outcome of the tribunal verdict would be, but the good news is that they can not be the judge in their own case.”
The social gathering added that it is going to be victorious on the tribunal as a result of members of the tribunal are individuals of integrity who will, dispassionately, dispense justice correctly in tandem with the details and figures earlier than them.
“Mr Eyitayo Jegede knew he lost the election, but he is only trying to save face by going to court. In doing that he premeditates to employ certain abracadabra of law to steal the people’s mandate from the rightful owner. However, just as he failed at the poll, he will also fail at the tribunal.”