Sunday, April 14, 2024

Kogi Gov’t Denies Attacking SDP Witnesses At Election Tribunal


The Kogi State Authorities has debunked what it described as a headless allegation by the opposition Social Democratic Occasion (SDP) that it masterminded assaults on the celebration’s witnesses on the State’s Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Abuja, saying the allegation was not solely reckless, however stands logic on its head.

The state authorities stated opposite to what it known as propaganda of the SDP, discerning members of the general public had been following the Tribunal’s proceedings and would know that there was no manner anybody would plot an assault in opposition to witnesses that had been already testifying in opposition to those that paid them to testify and doing sufficient to make SDP lose woefully.

The State’s Commissioner for Info and Communications, Kingsley Fanwo, stated it was, nonetheless, essential to enlighten the SDP that the case on the Election Petitions Tribunal was between events and that Kogi State Authorities, which it accused of attacking witnesses, was not a celebration within the matter.

Fanwo, who spoke at a press convention in Lokoja on Saturday, famous that if any assault did occur as claimed by the SDP, “it will need to have been stage-managed by the SDP to justify their failure to provide the variety of witnesses they claimed to have in keeping with their modus operandi as witnessed through the marketing campaign.”

“Why would anybody try and even assault a witness that has testified in opposition to those who paid him to witness for them? The discerning public is following the tribunal case and understands there isn’t a must assault witnesses which can be doing sufficient to make SDP lose woefully within the legislation courtroom,” he added.

The state authorities famous that it was absurd and incomprehensible for the SDP to proceed to exhibit anti-democratic tendencies and provoke the sensibility of the folks in such a reckless method, including that “if they’re so assured of their incompetent petition, why resort to self assist?”

He stated, “We wouldn’t have bothered to answer the barking of the SDP and its management because the State Authorities is busy with governance; however you will need to set the document straight and deal with the minds of the general public to the custom of lies by the SDP.

“The Governor of Kogi State is a law-abiding gentleman who’s working arduous to consolidate on the achievements of the fast previous administration. He promised to guard all Kogites regardless of their political and spiritual beliefs. His dedication to fulfilling such guarantees is iron solid and unimpeachable.”

Fanwo urged the folks of the State to go about their regular companies, including that there gained’t be any probability for anybody to assault any Kogite, sustaining that no stone could be left unturned to make sure peace and safety within the State.

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