Thursday, January 21, 2021

APC hails court over ruling validating Akeredolu’s candidacy in last year’s election



Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State, Ade Adetimehin has commended the judiciary for supporting the development of democratic efforts in Nigeria.

Reacting to the decision of the Federal High Court, Abuja which dismissed a case challenging the governorship primary of the party in July, 2020 the party chieftain said it behoves all hands to be on deck to sustain democracy.

The dismissal of the case filed by Mrs. Jumoke Ajasin-Anifowose was premised on the ground that the case is statue-barred.

The party’s primary produced Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu as the flagbearer for the October 10 governorship election.

Adetimehin Congratulated Governor Akeredolu, leaders and members of the party on the deserved victory.

He further encouraged them to remain focused in the interest of the state.

Adetimehin enjoined aggrieved members of the party to always explore all internal mechanisms for resolution of issues before resorting to the legal option.

The Chairman cautioned that the state APC would henceforth not condone members who exhibit flagrant disregard for internal dispute resolution mechanisms.