Supreme Court Judgement Consolidation Of Democracy — Tinubu

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President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has hailed the Thursday’s Supreme Court judgement on the February 25 presidential election, emphasising its significance in consolidating Nigeria’s democracy.
The President, in a statement, expressed his contentment, stating that, “I welcome the verdict of the Justice John I. Okoro-led Panel of the Supreme Court on the Presidential Election petitions filed by the candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party and the Labour Party, challenging the ruling of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal.”
Tinubu commended the Supreme Court’s unwavering commitment to the rule of law, saying, “The court has done justice to all issues put up for consideration in the petitions on the merits of the law, without fear or favour.”
He underscored the importance of this verdict in the nation’s democratic journey, declaring, “There is no doubt, with the profound judgment of today, that our electoral jurisprudence and constitutional democracy are further consolidated and embedded more indelibly in our national identity because of the diligence and undaunted professionalism of the Honourable Justices who presided over the matter.”
The President went on to reiterate his trust in Nigeria’s judiciary, stating, “I want to reiterate that my faith in our nation’s judiciary has never been shaken, not even for a moment because I know that our hallowed courts of law will not fail to administer justice to all Nigerians in all matters and at all times.”
Tinubu also affirmed the legitimacy of his party’s victory in the 2023 Presidential election, saying, “It was affirmed once more today that my party, the governing All Progressives’ Congress, had freely and fairly won the popular mandate of Nigerians.”
President Tinubu expressed his deep sense of responsibility and determination to address the challenges facing the nation, promising to serve all Nigerians irrespective of their political affiliations, tribes, and faiths.
He added, “Our Renewed Hope agenda for a greater and prosperous Nigeria has further gained momentum, and I will continue to work from morning to night, every single day, to build a country that meets our collective yearnings and aspirations.”
The President emphasised the need for unity and collaboration, stating, “We are all members of one household, and this moment demands that we continue to work and build our country together.”
He extended gratitude to all Nigerians for entrusting him with the mandate to serve the country, promising to exceed their expectations in service delivery and good governance.
“May God continue to bless the Federal Republic of Nigeria,” he added.


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