The Peoples Democratic Occasion, PDP, has reacted to the swearing-in of Edward Onoja as the Deputy Governor of Kogi State.
PDP dismissed the inauguration, which it described as “shadow” and a “complete nullity, which has no place under our laws.”
In an announcement by its spokesperson, Kola Ologbondiyan, PDP insisted that Onoja’s inauguration was “scandalous to our judicial system.”
The opposition social gathering mentioned it was scandalous that the Chief Choose of Kogi State, Justice Nasir Ajana, whose panel acquitted the state deputy governor, Elder Simon Achuba, of any misconduct, all of a sudden flipped to conform with an odious plot by determined Governor Yahaya Bello to forcefully take away the deputy governor.
The assertion reads: “The motion of the Kogi Chief Choose has closely jeopardized the integrity of the judiciary and able to bringing the establishment to public disrepute if not instantly checked.
“Our social gathering insists that the Chief Choose of Kogi State, in staging an unlawful inauguration of Edward Onoja, as a deputy governor, whereas the workplace has not change into constitutionally vacant, quantities to gross misconduct, which can’t be accommodated beneath our legal guidelines.
“It is a clear demonstration of the reprehensible and sacrilegious design by Governor Yahaya Bello to entangle, drag down and corrupt the establishment of the judiciary, trigger a constitutional disaster, set off mayhem and derail the sleek conduct of the November 16 governorship election within the state.
“It’s because there is no such thing as a manner there may be two deputy governors within the similar state, extra so as the individuals of Kogi State had already registered
their anger and resentment in opposition to this illegality within the public house.”
The opposition social gathering due to this fact referred to as on the “Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Mohammed Tanko, to take fast steps to save Kogi State from a plunge into anarchy and chaos.
“Nigeria is a nation governed by law and nobody must be allowed to set aside our constitution and corrupt our democratic order for his or her selfish and repressive agenda,” the assertion added.