The National Coordinator, Concerned Advocates for Good Governance, Olusegun Bamgbose, has predicted the case of the Peoples Democratic Party and the All Progressives Congress filed before the Supreme Court.
While the APC is seeking for reversal of the apex court judgement that sacked David Lyon in Bayelsa State, the PDP is praying for the reversal of its judgement that sacked its governorship candidate, Emeka Ihedioha in Imo State.
The opposition party on Monday approached the apex court demanding a review of the presidential election ruling that affirmed the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari.
Barrister Bamgbose while speaking on Wednesday stated that all the reviews before the Supreme Court will end in futility.
He described the fresh move by the PDP as a joke, adding it would be legally unhealthy for Supreme Court to reverse itself especially on cases of elections.
According to Bamgbose, “The issue of judicial review by the Supreme Court has really been generating a lot of tensions since Ihedioha has been butted out of Government House.”
“APC is not left out as they have equally applied for review in respect of Supreme Court verdict on the Governorship election.”
“To crown it all, the PDP is possibly preparing to head back to the Supreme Court as per the Presidential election 2019.”
“This is no doubt a joke taken too far. I would have expected the lawyers involved to have told their clients that it’s like a wild goose chase.”
“I state categorically here that none of these review cases will see the light of the day. The Supreme Court won’t review any of the cases in favour of the Applicants.”
“PDP should start strategizing about how to take over power in 2023 rather than waste their precious time and resources pursuing a matter that is stone dead.”
“If APC wins again in 2023, then let Nigerians prepare to hold a funeral service for PDP.”
“It’s really unfortunate that PDP has lost focus and so the future is very bleak for them.”
“It won’t work. Supreme Court will by next month throw away all those review matters to the dustbin.”
“It’s legally unhealthy for Supreme Court to reverse itself, especially on cases of elections.”