The Younger Progressives Occasion (YPP) has denied media studies that it dragged the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Occasion (PDP) within the July 16 Osun governorship election, Ademola Adeleke, earlier than the Election Tribunal.
SapaTV studies that the social gathering was reacting to a report that it filed a petition on the Tribunal looking for to nullify the election over non-compliance with the Electoral Act.
In a press release on Saturday signed by its Spokesman, Comrade Egbeola Wale Martins, the YPP stated it by no means filed a petition to hunt the nullification of the governorship election.
He stated if the social gathering was fascinated by submitting a petition, it could have been accomplished by way of the workplace of the Nationwide Authorized Adviser whose workplace is saddled with such duties.
The social gathering, nevertheless, described the information as utterly false, and deceptive and ought to be disregarded by members of the general public.
The assertion reads: The eye of the Younger Progressives Occasion has been drawn to unlucky information making the rounds that it filed a petition on the Election Tribunal looking for to nullify the governorship election carried out on July 16 in Osun State over non-compliance with the Electoral Act; this information is totally false, deceptive and ought to be disregarded by members of the general public.
The NWC/NEC of the Younger Progressives Occasion by no means at any time limit whether or not impliedly or expressly mentioned nor ratified the establishment of a case on the tribunal with the malicious intent of nullifying an election that has been adjudged by each native and worldwide observers to be comparatively free, honest and credible. Furthermore, if the social gathering was fascinated by submitting a petition, it could have been accomplished by way of the workplace of the Nationwide Authorized Adviser whose workplace is saddled with such duties.
Regardless of our reservations regarding some features of the election starting from pre-election exclusion to vote shopping for and promoting, these noticed electoral infractions, nevertheless, stay inadequate to discredit the general consequence of the election. Therefore, will probably be preposterous attempting to repair what will not be damaged by participating in a fruitless train to subvert the need of the nice individuals of Osun State who’ve spoken loud and clear by way of the poll.
Whereas we don’t rule out the potential for some imposters who will not be sufficiently inundated with the ideology of our nice social gathering being utilized by some anti-democratic forces, we guarantee most of the people that the perpetrators of this ill-informed motion won’t solely be investigated however sanctioned appropriately by way of our disciplinary committee and the place potential, might also be prosecuted because the Authorized Directorate, which is oblivious of this case has already commenced needed actions.
The social gathering will wish to reiterate to all our stakeholders the have to be circumspect, vigilant and resist the lure of being utilized by determined politicians due to pecuniary positive factors as we’ll by no means enable our social gathering for use as a software of destabilisation.