The Appeal Court’s decision to remove Governor Caleb Mutfwang of Plateau State as governor of the state has been characterized as a temporary setback.
The governor stated that the “temporary setback” won’t stop him from repositioning the state on the course of unity, peace, and progress in a statement made by Gyang Bere, his director of press and public affairs.
The governor warned the populace and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) supporters to maintain their composure and reassured them that God’s mandate would be upheld and safeguarded as long as he was on the throne.
The governor declared that he had given his legal counsel the go-ahead to appeal to the Supreme Court.
As he has instructed his legal team to file an appeal with the Supreme Court, the statement reads, “He expressed strong optimism that the mandate overwhelmingly given to him by the people of Plateau State would be restored.”
In the meantime, the state’s All Progressives Congress (APC) members have erected their drums to commemorate the appellate court that dismissed Mutfwang.
On Sunday, party supporters gathered in some spots along the Tudun Wada Ring Road in the state’s Jos North Local Government Area to celebrate by playing danceable music on musical instruments.
Mutfwang was fired on Sunday by an Abuja appeals court.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) was ordered by the lead Justice, Elfrieda Williams-Dawodu, to grant Nentawe Goshwe, the APC candidate, a Certificate of Return in her decision on Sunday.
Justice Williams-Dawodu overturned the Tribunal’s decision, which declared Governor Mutfwang to be highly incompetent and upheld his election.
Source: Channels TV