The leadership of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) has expressed concern over the failure of the Court of Appeal to release to the court the certified true copy (CTC) of the Kano judgment handed down by the Court of Appeal on Friday, November 17th. team.
NNPP Ag. Abba Kau Ali said in a statement on Monday. The concerns expressed by the National Chairman, NNPP leadership, stemmed from a report by the legal team four days after the judgment that all efforts to collect the CTC of the judgment to support the appeal process had not yielded any results. There is. Delivered in Abuja.
He said: “It is a well-known fact that the preparation of appeal proceedings in such situations is very closely related to the issue of days and time.
“To emphasize that the appellant has only 14 days to complete the process and wasting 4 of the 14 days would be like setting a booby trap for the appellant. is an established fact.
“Unfortunately, this type of scenario gives rise to the belief (rightly or wrongly) that a deliberate effort is being made to frustrate the party, the Kano State Governor, Abba Kabir Yusuf, and the court team. The judges of the Kano State governor’s petition heading to the Supreme Court.
“Recall that the NNPP has experienced various setbacks in the past. One example that immediately comes to mind is the false signal that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had withdrawn the appeal after the Kano State Court judgment. The announcement caused unnecessary confusion. It was intended to cause confusion in the NNPP camp in the lead-up to the Court of Appeal proceedings.
“We use this medium to appeal to the court and Nigerians of good will to urge the Court of Appeal to release to the CTC the judgment of the Court of Appeal in the Kano State Governor Petition filed as a matter of urgency. On Friday, November 17, he asked the NNPP team to prepare the appeal process to the Supreme Court.
“We would like to use this medium to reiterate our belief that the judiciary is the last hope of the common man. It is for this reason that the party heads to the Supreme Court to seek justice for the masses of Kano State in particular. They freely gave their authority to the NNPP, especially to Abba Kabir Yusuf in the March 18 gubernatorial election.
“The NNPP is a peaceful political party and will continue to work within the law to restore its mandate in the Supreme Court,” the statement concluded.