court fines ex-presidential candidate N40M for seeking to stop Tinubu’s inauguration – Reactions

Tons of reactions have trailed the order of the Appeal Court which fine an ex-presidential candidate, Ambrose Owuru 40 million naira for filing silly suit to stop the inauguration of the president-elect, Bola Ahmed Tinubu on May 29. Continue Reading>>>

This is contain in a report by the Cable online n ewspaper.

It is no doubt that the outcome of the 2023 presidential election held on the 25th of February, is highly contested, In fact Peter Obi and Atiku are currently in Presidential election tribunal, challenging the election outcome.Continue Reading>>>

However, Ambrose Owuru’s grief was different. He contested to be president in 2019, now, he claimed he won the 2019 election but Buhari used his tenure and so therefore, the court should declare the President’s seat vacant and swear him in as the authentic winner of the 2019 election now.

Jamil Tukur, the Justice who read the judgment, said that Ambrose Owuru has committed a gross abuse of the court process by filling ” a frivolous, vexatious, and irritating suit to provoke the respondent (Tinubu)”. Justine Tukur then fined him 40 million naira for filing such a frivolous case.

As expected reactions trailed the report,

“BayoAriyo” wrote, “I think this Step will sound some warning, especially for those that think Court rooms are for rough play or a joke.”

“Damyfrancos” wrote “This is where their strength will come out. Just like police on civilians”

“Bolajames” wrote, “He went to court with hopeless hope of recovering his mandate.”

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