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Ondo Survey: We Are Not Distracted, Ondo PDP Responds To Board Withdrawal

The People Democratic Party in Ondo state said on Tuesday that it is “neither diverted nor would surrender to the time worn strategies of legal snare” as an aftereffect of the withdrawal of the Bid Board of the Court of Advance taking care of its case on the evacuation of its applicant, Eyitayo Jegede SAN by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

The gathering likewise required the prompt capture of Biyi Poroye who made wild affirmations against the Board individuals and be made to substantiate its cases.

Responding to the improvement , the state’s Chief of Reputation of the gathering, Mr Ayo Fadaka, in an announcement said the withdrawal of the Board headed by Noteworthy Equity Jumai Sankey was “predicated by the specious and unproven allegations of corruption and other sundry charges by the Jimoh Ibrahim group against the panel” which prevented it from hearing the appeal against the judgement of Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja.

“Certainly the petition was a desperate last ditch effort to prevent the panel from carrying out justice. It follows a curious path of blackmail and ambush that Jimoh Ibrahim and his allies have come to be noted for since they took on the job of killing the PDP in Ondo State.

“We alert Nigerians of the grave damage such irresponsible under hand tactics as  being deployed by Jimoh Ibrahim and his cohorts could wrought on our fledging democracy. This attitude to say the least is absolutely irresponsible and obviously calculated to forestall prompt adjudication on the matter” the statement said.

Granted that the courts should be the last hope of citizens, the party said  “sadly, events as dictated by the unfounded allegations of corruption and the subsequent recusal  by the justices tend to point otherwise.”
The party maintained however that it not disillusioned,  distracted and  shall not succumb to “this time worn tactics of judicial ambush.

The party thus  encouraged “genuine PDP members to keep faith, remain resolute and steady the course in support of the candidate of the party, Eyitayo Jegede SAN.
” We must not lose sight of the fact we are clearly in the majority in Ondo State. Our strength lies in our votes and no court, no litigation, no delay tactics can determine the direction and beneficiary of your votes.

The party encouraged  its members to continue to hold on tight to their votes assuring that  at the end of it all, Eyitayo Jegede candidate will emerge as Governor of Ondo State come November 26, 2016.

Submitting that the challenge being  confronted by  the PDP today emanates directly from the APC that has obviously recruited a platoon of boot lickers and fifth columnists within the Party to execute hatchet jobs designed to destroy the Party, the PDP said the  group of people under the leadership of
Jimoh Ibrahim are the ones that are throwing darts at the heart of the Party.

“We however want to declare that as long as there are distinguished judges in Nigeria, we will get justice as the judicial contraption of Abang cannot hold. 
” We also call for the immediate arrest of Biyi Poroye who made those wild allegations and also swore to an affidavit on them to substantiate them, failure of this, is to confirm that he and his group enjoys the support of the Presidency in this dastardly action.

“We call on our members to be calm and patient as this time shall certainly pass away. Those who have chosen to be irresponsible and callous to the extent of destroying a Party they profess to belong will certainly contend with history one day soon,” the party said.
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