The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in Abia State has said it did not file any case against the state’s Governor-Elect, Alex Otti at the Federal High Court, Kano.
The party said its attention has been drawn to the news about a purported judgement and has mandated its legal team to study its contents.
The position of the umbrella party was made known by Elder Amah Abraham, the State Vice Chairman of the PDP, in a press release disseminated after the said Kano Court judgement surfaced in public.
Abraham said the suit, from what the party learnt from the ruling, was filed by one Ibrahim Haruna-Ibrahim.
He added that the presiding Judge in the matter “relied on provisions of the 2022 Electoral Act and granted the prayers made by Mr Haruna Ibrahim.”
Abraham stated that Abia PDP is presently challenging the victory of Otti in the Election petition tribunal and is exploring every legal options at the tribunal that would enable it recover to its alleged stolen mandate.
“Abia PDP wishes to clarify to the good people of Abia State and Nigerians that it did not institute any case against the Abia State Governor-Elect and the Labour Party at Federal High Court in Kano.
“However, as a responsible political party, Abia PDP is aware of the judgement and has mandated its legal team to study the judgement, “Elder Amah Abraham said.
He urged the PDP family and Abians at large to remain calm as the party awaits the judgement of the Election petition tribunal.
” And we are sure that justice would be served at the end of the day”, Amah Abraham enthused.
Special Adviser to Alex Otti on Media and Publicity, Mr Ferdinand Ekeoma had during a press conference on Friday, berated the PDP and Abia State government for allegedly sponsoring and circulating what he called fake and misleading stories about Otti ‘s mandate.