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PDP Reacts To Taraba Tribunal Ruling, Alleges APC Interference

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has reacted to the victory of Hajia Aisha Alhassan at the tribunal on Saturday, November 7, 2015.

The party’s candidate, Darius Ishaku, was was sacked by the tribunal on Saturday and declared winner the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate.

In a series of tweets by the party after the ruling on Saturday, it was revealed that the ruling of the tribunal shows another interference of the executive with the judiciary.
View the tweets below:

1. Saturday’s judgment of Taraba election tribunal in favour of APC candidate, another evidence of executive interference in judiciary.

— PDP Nigeria (@PdpNigeria) November 7, 2015

2. Reason given by tribunal for arriving at the bizarre decision is intriguing

— PDP Nigeria (@PdpNigeria) November 7, 2015

3. and further exposes the contradictions and double standards inherent in most tribunal rulings against PDP interests recently.

— PDP Nigeria (@PdpNigeria) November 7, 2015

4. Taraba state tribunal ruling again brings to the fore the organized plan

— PDP Nigeria (@PdpNigeria) November 7, 2015

5. by the President Buhari-led APC FG to deploy all unorthodox means to decimate the opposition.

— PDP Nigeria (@PdpNigeria) November 7, 2015

6. It is rather curious and a great conflict of irony that the Taraba tribunal sitting in Abuja on security grounds

— PDP Nigeria (@PdpNigeria) November 7, 2015

7. faulted the conduct of PDP primaries shifted to the same Abuja on security reasons”, the party stressed.

— PDP Nigeria (@PdpNigeria) November 7, 2015

8. The PDP said if the tribunal is faulting the party primaries as basis for its decision,

— PDP Nigeria (@PdpNigeria) November 7, 2015

9. it then means that no APC guber candidate can stand the test, as their party never had acceptable primaries in any of their states.

— PDP Nigeria (@PdpNigeria) November 7, 2015

10. The PDP wants democracy watchers globally to recall that it had earlier alerted the nation and the international community

— PDP Nigeria (@PdpNigeria) November 7, 2015

11. of the grand design by the APC to use the judiciary to wrestle some PDP states, particularly Rivers, Akwa Ibom and Taraba states.

— PDP Nigeria (@PdpNigeria) November 7, 2015

12. Evidence that Taraba ruling was a product of Presidency manipulation can be deduced from the fact that

— PDP Nigeria (@PdpNigeria) November 7, 2015

13. few hours before the judgment was delivered, the APC had arrogantly announced their victory on the new media”,

— PDP Nigeria (@PdpNigeria) November 7, 2015

14. We are totally confounded by the brazing show of power by the executive

— PDP Nigeria (@PdpNigeria) November 7, 2015

15. and warned that the development clearly portends grave danger to our democracy and indeed national cohesion and development.

— PDP Nigeria (@PdpNigeria) November 7, 2015

16. Finally, we call on our members across the country, especially in Taraba state to remain undaunted

— PDP Nigeria (@PdpNigeria) November 7, 2015.