Abuja - Losing All Progressives (APC)
candidate in the Rivers State governorship election, Dakuku Peterside, has questioned the recent
endorsement of Governor Nyesom Wike by the Supreme Court.
He referred to thanksgiving service Wike reportedly
participated in last Sunday where it is said he disclosed former governor, Dr
Peter Odili and wife, Justice Mary Odili, a Justice of the Supreme Court, were
Peterside said this confirmed Wike's earlier statements
he had contact with the Justices after several attempts to reach the Chief
Justice of the country failed.
“It is therefore obvious that the decision of the Supreme
Court on the Rivers State Election was not a product of justice but rather a
product of compromise and orchestrated contrivance to legalise electoral
violence and rigging and, in turn, reward injustice,” said Peterside.
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He added, “This calls for serious introspection by our
Judiciary and judicial officers.”
Peterside nonetheless denied suggestions by the People’s
Democratic Party (PDP) he had “insulted” the Odilis.
“Though, it is not our intention to exchange words with a
group that have proved themselves as insensitive to the lives and plight of the
Rivers State people but in order to put the records straight, let us state that
the Rivers State PDP Chairman, Obuah was totally wrong in his statement as
Dr Peterside never insulted the Odilis,” Eze Chukwuemeka Eze, APC Rivers
- CAJ News