Governor Yahaya Bello will be victorious at the Supreme Court: Speaker KGHA
The Speaker of Kogi State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Matthew Kolawole has expressed confidence that Governor Yahaya Bello and his Deputy, Chief Edward David Onoja will be victorious at the Supreme Court.
He disclosed this to Journalists in Abuja shortly after the conclusion of the hearing and the cases adjourned to Monday 31st, August for judgment.
According to the Speaker, the issues canvassed by the petitioners were not issues that calls for worries, noting that the lower courts have done justice to those cases which to the best of his knowledge, the appellate court will affirm come next week.
Rt. Hon. Mathew noted with nostalgia the popularity of the All Progressive Congress in the State, stressing that the petitioners are only using the cases to distract the administration.
He further added that the recent assent of Governor Yahaya Bello to the bill seeking to establish the Confluence University for Science and Technology, Osara, Kogi State passed by the Assembly is one of the legacy projects that will go a long way to transform the State in the world of technology.
The Speaker commended the jurists for upholding the position of the lower courts in dismissing the appeal of the Democratic People’s Party, DPP for unlawful exclusion by the INEC, stressing that the court is not a confusing agent that will be granting such frivolous request to cancel such a successful election.
It will be recalled that the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP and Social Democratic Party SDP had approached the appellate court for redress after their cases were dismissed for lack of merit in the lower courts.
25th August 2020