PEPT Verdict: It’s now time for governance – Senate Leader

Ojochenemi Onje-JamesSeptember 7, 20231 min

The Senate leader said the PEPT verdict brings to an end politics and appealed to the petitioners to collaborate with President Tinubu to deliver his “Renewed Hope Agenda”.

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Following the verdict of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT), which affirmed President Bola Tinubu’s victory in the 2023, Presidential Election, the Leader of the Senate, Senator Micheal Opeyemi Bamidele, (APC, Ekiti) has stated that the verdict marks the beginning of governance, and appealed to petitioners to gracefully accept it, and join hands with President Tinubu to deliver the “Renewed Hope Agenda” to Nigerians.

This is as he commended the Judiciary over its decision, saying the verdict is a testament to its commitment to uphold the rule of law.

In a statement issued by his media office, on Thursday in Abuja, the Senate Leader, who also extended his heartfelt congratulations to President Tinubu on his victory.

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The statement reads, “I commend the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT) for upholding the rule of law over emotions.

“The verdict of the Justices has once again reaffirmed that Nigerians overwhelmingly voted for President Bola Ahmed Tinubu during the February 25, Presidential Election.

“I also congratulate President Tinubu over the affirmation of his victory by the Tribunal. In the interest of our beloved country I, therefore, urge the petitioners to join hands with Tinubu’s administration to deliver his “Renewed Hope Agenda” to Nigerians. Politics is over, it is now time for governance,” he said.

Recall that the five-member PEPT chaired by Justice Haruna Tsammani had on Wednesday, upheld the election of President Tinubu.

 

Ojochenemi Onje-James

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