Obi Announces Rejection of PEPC Judgment, Vows to Challenge Decision

Onitsha - In a press conference held today, Mr. Peter Gregory Obi, the Presidential Candidate of the Labour Party, voiced his outright rejection of the judgment delivered by the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPC) regarding the presidential election held on February 25, 2023. Obi declared the judgment as "not conterminous with justice," expressing his intention to challenge it through the appellate process.

Addressing the media, Obi acknowledged the PEPC's adherence to statutory time frames and conveyed his respect for the Court's views and rulings. However, he openly disagreed with the rationale and final conclusions presented in the judgment. As the presidential candidate for the Labour Party, Obi proclaimed his determination to exercise his right to contest the ruling, in accordance with the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
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Emphasizing that the PEPC is not the ultimate authority on the matter, Obi emphasized that the responsibility now lies with the Supreme Court. He expressed unwavering confidence in the apex court, stating that he believes they will thoroughly examine the case and deliver justice accordingly. 

In light of these developments, Obi called upon the Nigerian people to maintain their focus, steadfastness, and commitment to peaceful processes. He underscored the significance of upholding democratic values and urged citizens to trust in the legal system. Furthermore, he affirmed his belief that the constitutional provisions guarantee a fair and just resolution, assuring Nigerians that the truth would prevail.
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As the nation awaits further action in this legal battle, it remains to be seen how the Supreme Court will weigh in on the matter. For now, all eyes are on the Labour Party and its determined candidate, who have vowed to exhaust all available legal remedies in pursuit of what they believe to be a rightful course.

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