Femi Adesina, the Particular Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, on Thursday stated “it’s good that the challengers of the February 25 presidential election have gone to courtroom”.
POLITICS NIGERIA reviews that writing in his weekly column, Adesina stated fairly than resort to self-help, which can result in a breakdown of legislation and order, disgruntled presidential candidates of the 2023 election ought to “have their days” in courtroom.
This newspaper reviews that each Atiku Abubakar and Peter Obi, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Social gathering (PDP) and Labour Social gathering respectively, have approached the courtroom to problem the end result of the February 25 election which they alleged was marred by fraud and different irregularities. The election produced Bola Tinubu of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) as president-elect.
“Confirmed infractions ought to be redressed, and rights of events and candidates who want to search additional redress in courts have to be revered.
“As everyone knows, the then Candidate Buhari approached the courts after disputed polls of 2003, 2007, and 2011. He didn’t get the reliefs he sought, however by 2015, he received via the ballots solid. Fairly than resort to self assist, which can result in breakdown of legislation and order, and trigger wanton lack of lives, it’s good that the challengers of the February 25 polls have gone to courtroom. Allow them to have their days,” Adesina wrote.