LP reject Tribunal judgement, vow to appeal judgement

The Labour Party (LP) has rejected the judgments of the Presidential Election Petitions Court in the party’s petitions challenging the electoral victory of President Bola Tinubu of the All-Progressives Congress (APC) in the February 25, 2023 poll.

In a statement after the verdict of the Tribunal on Wednesday, LP’s National Publicity Secretary, Obiora Ifoh, said justice was not served in the petitions of the party against the APC and Tinubu.

He also said the Labour Party will make its next move known upon consultation with its lawyers after receiving the Certified True Copy of the judgments.

The party said the judgment of the court “did not reflect the law and the desire of the people”.

Ifoh however applauded the doggedness of the team of lawyers who he said fearlessly exposed the wrath in democratic system process in the nation.




The Labour Party watched with dismay and trepidation the dismissal of petitions by the five-man panel of the Presidential Election Petition Court led by Justice Haruna Tsammani today and we reject the outcome of the judgment in its entirety because justice was not served and it did not reflect the law and the desire of the people.

Nigerians were witnesses to the electoral robbery that took place on February 25, 2023, which was globally condemned but the Tribunal in its wisdom refused to accept the obvious.

What is at stake is democracy and we will not relent until the people will prevail.

We salute the doggedness of our team of lawyers who fearlessly exposed the wrath in our system. We can only weep for democracy in Nigeria but we refuse to give up on Nigeria.

Details of he party’s position will be presented after consultation with our lawyers after the Certified True Copy of the  verdict is released

We urge all lovers of democracy to remain focused and hopeful because a new Nigeria is possible.



Obiora Ifoh

National Publicity Secretary

Labour Party


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