By Lateef Ibrahim
The Vice Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the February 23 presidential election, Peter Obi had said that the concern of all discerning minds from the outcome of the Supreme Court’s ruling on Wednesday on the appeal against the election result should have its effect on the society.
Obi said that the issue really is not about the parties or the candidates but about the society and what the older politicians are bequeathing to the children.
The Vice Presidential candidate, who was a former Governor of Anambra state, said in a statement from his media office in Abuja that the candidate and the party decided to approach the court after the election because they were sufficiently convinced that what was declared by INEC did not reflect the vote cast by majority of Nigerians.
According to him, “The issue here is not about the candidates or the party, it’s about democracy and our society”.
Obi commended Nigerians for their commitment to PDP and to democracy and urged them not to relent.
He further commended the legal team for all their efforts that would, undoubtedly, enrich the nation’s jurisprudence.