By Adewale Ajayi, Lagos
A non-governmental organisation, Face Of Waziri-Nigeria (FOWN), has threatened to stage a protest to resist any attempt to witch hunt judges at the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT).
Members of the group vowed to besiege the corridors of power with civil disobedience, if there was any directive to witch-hunt certain Justices of the
Presidential Election Petition Tribunal and lawyers of his opponents takes effect.
The group in statement signed by its Director-General Comrade Bukky Adeniyi, said that rising from a covert meeting with President Bola Tinubu on Friday 21st July, 2023, a group of people have been saddled with the responsibility of going after the PEPT Judges on trump-up charges.
Adeniyi stated that: “The President just rose from a meeting with Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State,the Director General of the State Security Services and Chairman ICPC.
“They have a specific instruction to go after the Tribunal Judges and lawyers of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and that of the Labour Party Mr. Peter Obi .
“We are much aware that this is
sequel our recent revelation of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s nefarious moves to muzzle the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT), seeing clearly the odds are against him in the case before the tribunal.
“It is pertinent to state that FOWN is quite on tab with the situation at hand and will not rest on our oars to keep Nigerians updated.
“Tinubu’s anti masses moves further lays credence to all we have been saying and if Justice is not served Nigerians will be worse-off thereafter.
“He and his demonic party-APC want to set Nigeria on fire by this new onslaught and we shall not hesitate to ground the country, if any attempt is made on the tribunal justices, lawyers of Alhaji Atiku Abubarka and Mr. Peter Obi.” The statement reads.
FOWN maintained that whatever is regarded as sins committed by the said justices in times past, Nigerians have forgiven them for the sake of this important presidential election matter.