Abdullahi Ganduje, the chairman of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC), has described the judgment disqualifying Timipre Sylva from participating in the upcoming gubernatorial election as a mere distraction. He expressed the party’s and its candidate’s confidence in securing victory in the election scheduled for November 11.
Ganduje also dismissed the candidate who initiated the legal action, asserting that this candidate is not equally qualified to contest the elections.
The former governor of Kano State, who presently leads the APC, was seen at the Presidential Villa on Tuesday, where he said: “It’s regrettable that the judgment was delivered, but we can consider it a manifestation of democracy in action. However, we have learned that the individual who brought the matter to court is not even eligible, as he did not compete with Sylva. Therefore, he lacks the qualifications to take the matter to court.”
“We are in the process of filing an appeal. We are awaiting the judgment, and we urge everyone to remain calm regarding this issue. Two weeks ago, I spent two days in Bayelsa, and I believe they are prepared and remain determined to win the election. Consequently, this serves as a minor distraction, but we are confident we will overcome it. We anticipate a favourable judgment from the Appeal Court, but this will not impede our preparations for the upcoming election.”
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