Edo election: Ize-Iyamu considers dragging Obaseki to courtroom

The All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate within the just-concluded Edo State governorship election, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, has hinted that he may search authorized redress over the result of the ballot.

This was contained in his 60th Independence Day congratulatory message on Thursday.

Ize-Iyamu misplaced to incumbent Governor, Godwin Obaseki, through the September 19 election with a margin of 84,336 votes.

In keeping with him, lots of people have been asking about his subsequent line of motion.

“The query is after September 19, what subsequent? We owe you a proof of the way in which ahead. Certainly, not a couple of have been bombarding us with this query. Effectively, we have now stored quiet thus far, not as a result of we’re dangerous losers, as some unfairly presume. It’s moderately as a result of, regardless of the scenario, we’re staunch troopers of the rule of regulation and due course of.

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“Suffice it to say that, with due sensitivity to the sentiments of our folks, we’re busy collating our details. Solely after, can we converse and converse authoritatively, in the very best custom of rule of regulation, equity to all and due course of. We are going to transient you all in good time and that point is close to.

“In the middle of our methodical method, not a couple of deem to have preempted our plan of action; and pleaded that we don’t proceed to the courts to problem the election outcomes.

“Whereas that can not be dismissed as a wholly dangerous plea, what I can say is that no matter motion we subsequently take could be rooted in due course of and the rule of regulation. We are going to train each proper out there to us underneath the regulation, given the electoral details at our disposal.

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“Whilst we converse, our folks ought to know that PDP and their brokers and privies have instituted 13 lawsuits in opposition to my working mate and I. None of them have they discontinued after the election. So, if the PDP don’t cross up their rights underneath the regulation, why ought to we, in APC, achieve this?

“So, we’re at liberty to pursue any authorized possibility we deem match, as long as the peace of Edo, our beloved homeland, is just not threatened.

“So, till you hear from us, I beseech our members to stay peaceable and law-abiding. Allow us to benefit from the uncommon pleasure of our nation clocking 60,” Ize-Iyamu mentioned.

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