Kogi Commissioner of Information and spokesperson/Director of Media and Publicity, Kogi State APC Governorship Campaign Council, Kingsley Femi Fanwo has said that they are not afraid of any litigations coming from the opposition parties in the state.
Fanwo, who gave the hint at a press conference held in Lokoja recently, said that every vote they secured in Kogi East represents hundreds of voters who were harassed, injured and even had their houses burnt for their political beliefs.
His words, “You are the true heroes of democracy. Those who waged terrorism on our democracy out of desperation to make the impossible possible are today moving from one TV station to another to cry foul and create a contrary impression when unbiased observers from far and wide have described the election as the freest and most peaceful since the creation of Kogi State. This is the height of desperation to distract our common attention from the heist they committed.
He pointed out that it is laughable for a candidate who claimed to win only in his zone, to be crying foul and calling for the cancellation of the results of the areas where he was massively rejected.
He stated that it is akin to a poor student who scored 20% in a test to call for the cancellation of the 80% he missed to make him score 100%. It is ludicrous, pedestrian, senseless and a dubious attempt to deactivate justice and fairness.
“In the last 48 hours, the social media has been awash with mutilated and manipulated result sheets in favour of the Social Democratic Party where the original results were rewritten by those who are now coming to equity with unclean hands. Their ethnocentric Senior Advocate of Nigeria is already writing essays to convince them to hire him for tribunal cases
” Their immediate past experience where the Supreme Court questioned his knowledge of law will be child’s play as we have enough evidence to prove that the ethnic-centered candidate of the Social Democratic Party actually didn’t score as much as was recorded for him at gunpoint. We will be ready for any litigation.
“To our people in Kogi Central, we thank you for turning out in your thousands to concretise the dominance of the All Progressives Congress in Kogi State. The massive turnout is no surprise as we witnessed a mammoth turnout during our Kogi Central rally. The numbers that came out to vote showed the rally crowd wasn’t a ruse. We will be eternally grateful to you
“Kogi West Senatorial District also delivered six of the seven Local Government Areas in the District to the All Progressives Congress, despite the fact that three parties fielded candidates from the zone. Your turnout and massive support for the All Progressives Congress showed your faith in a united and prosperous state where leaders are elected based on competence rather than ethnic bigotry. Your voices are clear and loud”, he stated.
He therefore thanked Mr President for creating a level playing ground for all the candidates as he also thanked the leadership of the party and other APC Governors and leaders for rallying behind them to retain one of the most important states in Nigeria in the progressive fold.
“The Governor-Elect, Alhaji. Ahmed Usman Ododo will not disappoint you all. Governor Yahaya Bello has made it easy for the All Progressives Congress to continue to win elections in Kogi with his heroics in all the sectors of the economy,” he said.