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Emphasizing that God threw up Governor Uduaghan to help extricate the people from the shackles of poverty, enslavement and oppression, the leaders urged Dr. Uduaghan to keep up the good works, irrespective of the antics of some detractors who peddle false stories about the state

In a statement issued in Asaba, the state capital, by the Director of Communications of the People’s Movement, Ibifuro Tatua, the leaders lauded the judiciary for not yielding to calculated lies about elections in the state, describing the past three governorship elections as the most transparent ever seen in the history of the state

Curiously, the main question that arises from this double standard is why the Federal Government is bent on going ahead with this judicial anarchy of putting peaceful agitators to trial while at the same time negotiating with well armed rebel group to accept amnesty

Justice Bode Rhodes-Vivour, who read the Supreme Court judgement, said the Court of Appeal erred in its ruling as the Edo Elections Petitions Tribunal, which earlier struck out the paragraphs relating to non-qualification, was correct in doing so

The appeal filed by a former Governor of Ekiti State, Engineer Segun Oni, against the emergence of Dr. Kayode Fayemi as governor of the state was stalled on Tuesday following to the absence of the Independent National Electoral Commission when the matter came up for hearing at the Supreme Court