Supporters of All Progressives Congress, Kano State chapter, on Friday, protested on the nationwide secretariat of United Nations in Abuja, warning towards pointless interference within the Nigerian judicial course of.
They additionally urged the UN to not accede to the petition submitted by Governor Abba Yusuf and his New Nigerian People’s Party.
The PUNCH reported on Wednesday that the NNPP petitioned the European Union, the British High Commission, the Canadian Embassy, the United Nations and the Economic Community of West African States amongst others over the Court of Appeal’s judgment that upheld Yusuf’s sacking because the state governor.
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While presenting a replica of the petition on the EU Secretariat, the National Auditor of the NNPP, Ladipo Johnson, had lamented that strikes had been being made to truncate the need of the vast majority of Kano citizens who voted for Yusuf on March 18.
But Kano APC claimed it was a ploy by the NNPP to purchase sympathy of the worldwide neighborhood after it allegedly failed in its try and harass the judiciary into giving judgment in its favour.
Addressing newsmen shortly after submitting their petition, chief of the APC protesters, Umar Ladiyo, appealed to the UN to permit the rule of regulation to prevail in Kano.
He stated, “We are additionally right here to attraction to the UN to not enable the NNPP to pull it into the mud. We are within the know that Governor Abba Yusuf and the NNPP sympathisers have been operating from pillar to put up to place strain on the worldwide neighborhood to intervene within the democratic course of in Nigeria.
“We are right here to say let the rule of regulation prevail. Allow the courtroom to train their rights. We are right here to inform the UN that they shouldn’t be carried away by the actions of the NNPP authorities in Kano, Nigeria is a sovereign nation with legal guidelines and rules. It has Constitution and electoral legal guidelines.
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“Every nation is sure by its legal guidelines and United Nations as a defender and promoter of democracy on this planet. Therefore we’re pondering UN ought to enable Nigerian judiciary to do its work accordingly.
“We are appealing to the UN not to be carried away. They should not listen to those unwarranted remarks from other political parties. We are asking the United Nations to put eye in this process because we are true believers of democracy and we have confidence in the court of law.”