Abuja - Yomi Awoniyi, Deputy Governor to Capt. Idris Wada,
the immediate past Governor of Kogi, on Tuesday, said that the People
Democratic Party (PDP) would appeal the judgment of the Kogi State Election
The state election petition tribunal had on Tuesday
dismissed the petition filed by the former governor for lack of merit and legal
Awoniyi told newsmen, shortly after the judgment of the
tribunal, that consultation was already going on within the party's legal team
of lawyers on how to appeal the judgment.
“Our lawyers are already reviewing the judgment with a sound
mind to appeal, we absolutely believe in the efficacy of our justice system.
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“I appeal to our supporters to remain calm and not to
aggravate their grievances, we have absolute confidence that justice will be
done at the end of the day,’’ Awoniyi said.
The former deputy governor told newsmen that the desire to
appeal the judgment was to deepen the country’s electoral laws.
The former governor was said to have gone for Umrah (Lesser
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