The Olori Omoba of Ijebuland and Fuji music maestro, Wasiu Olasunkanmi Marshal, has congratulated President Bola Ahmed Tinubu on his victory at the Presidential Elections Petition Tribunal (PEPT).
The top musician who also doubles as the Mayegun of Yorubaland hailed the PEPT’s decision in declaring the President’s victory in the February Presidential polls as sacrosanct, well deserved and without any ambiguity.
K1, as he is popularly known, conveyed this message through a statement after the final judgment that took about 12 hours was read. On Wednesday.
K1 said “I am indeed very delighted today that the Tribunal has done justice by dismissing the petition brought by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Labour Party and the APM against President Tinubu. This has demonstrated again that the judiciary is not about emotions or morals but upholding the tenets of law which remains the last hope of the common man.
“Before now, there had been many tales flying around which their Lordships have been able to lay to rest with detailed reasons behind their decision.
“I have no doubt that the Judiciary will always dispense its non-bias verdict in protecting democracy and the rule of law in Nigeria.
“I did not at any time give consideration or nurse any doubt about today’s outcome because it was very clear that the election was different with the various results that came in which saw the President losing states like Lagos, Kaduna, and even Kastina the state of the sitting president as at that time.
“The decision of the Tribunal will definitely go a long way in solidifying the faith of the masses in the courts.
“I felicitate with my President, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the APC family and Nigerians at home and in the diaspora.
“Despite the fact that the president is on a mission to right the wrongs of the past, there have been several lies that were manufactured by supporters of the litigants, and not forgetting threats to cow the judiciary but, they stood firm in arriving at their verdict.
“Meanwhile, while still soaking in the success of the moment, I want to use this time to appeal to the litigants to sheath their swords and come together so that the country can move forward,” .