Former Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, has stated he’ll strategy the Supreme Courtroom to hunt redress over the judgment of the Courtroom of Attraction nullifying his election because the candidate of the All Progressives Congress for Akwa Ibom North West within the 2023 elections.
Akpabio, who can also be the Vice Chairman of the Presidential Marketing campaign Council of the APC, stated this in an announcement on Tuesday in Uyo.
The judgment disqualifying Akpabio was delivered on Monday night within the Federal Capital Territory.
“My consideration has been drawn to the judgment of the Courtroom of Attraction, Abuja Division, directing INEC to take away my title from its record because the APC senatorial candidate for Akwa Ibom North West Senatorial District within the 2023 election.
“It’s instructive to notice that I used to be not a celebration to the stated attraction, though the orders had been issued towards me and my curiosity.
“Whereas ready for a replica of the stated judgment to be made out there to me and some other social gathering, it will be important that I state that I’m a lawyer by coaching and that I’m a regulation abiding citizen of this nation and that I’m sure by our legal guidelines and judgments emanating from our courts together with and the one in query.
“On my recommendation and submission, my legal professionals have began analyzing the content material of the judgment because it was learn, to be able to search acceptable authorized safety. I’m conscious that the Supreme Courtroom of Nigeria has the ultimate say in these issues,” he stated.
He added: “Subsequently, I strongly advise my supporters, APC members and all my constituents to stay calm and regulation abiding as they proceed their campaigns for the successes of APC in Akwa Ibom North West, Akwa Ibom and Nigeria at massive.”