PUSH NEWS 24 INTERNATIONAL : November 17, 2023
‘YOU’VE EARNED PEOPLES CONFIDENCE’ – SANUSI CONGRATULATES RAUF ON APPEAL COURT VICTORY
Prince Lanre A. Sanusi (PLS), 2023 All Progressives Congress (APC), House of Representatives Candidate, has congratulated Hon Sulaiman Wale Rauf, Amuwo Odofin Constituency ll, Lagos State on his victory at the court of appeal.
Push News 24 International reports that the Court of Appeal, sitting in Lagos state, In a unanimous decision delivered by Hon.Justice A B. Idrees, today the 17th, day of November, 2023, dismissed the six (6) grounds of Appeal instituted by Hon David Olukoya Doherty. Their Lordship declared his appeal was predicated on nothing stating “No one can build something on nothing”.
Sanusi, in a congratulatory message on friday, said the judgement delivered by the Court of Appeal affirms that the rule of law is meant to protect the will of the people in a free and fair electioneering process.
He also urged the lawmaker to continue to work with other candidates for the development of Constituency ll, and Lagos at large.
“The Appeal Court decision stood for the vital proposition that the rule of law serves to protect the sovereign will of the people when expressed in free and honest elections,” Sanusi said.
“Congratulations to Hon Rauf, for the Court of Appeal judgment affirming his overwhelming victory in the general election in the state.
“By this judgement, the appellate court clearly shows that Hon Rauf is the candidate who the people of Amuwo Odofin Constituency ll chose to pilot their affairs for the next four years at the Lagos State House of Assembly.
“The confidence the people repose in the Hon Rauf has been well earned and should be wholly respected.
“It is time to now place partisan politics on the shelf for the moment so that these former political contestants can join hands as much as possible for the good and development of Amuwo Odofin Constituency ll.
“Once again, I rejoice with Hon Rauf, our teeming APC members in Amuwo-Odofin Federal Constituency and, indeed, the good people of Oriade LCDA over this court victory.”
The Awori born Prince also used the occasion to thank his supporters and the PLS Campaign Organization for their contributions towards promoting the activities.
The State Assembly Elections Petition Tribunal sitting in Lagos has nullified the return of the Labour’s Party (LP) candidate, Deji Doherty as the House of Assembly member for Amuwo-Odofin Constituency II in Lagos State.