Thursday, February 4, 2016 10:20 pm
The All Progressives Congress has vehemently denied a report in which its national chairman, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun was quoted to have called for a probe of Supreme Court Judges, following the verdict of the Court on the governorship election in Rivers State.
The Party, in a statement by the national secretary, Alhaji Mai Mala Buni said the report was fiction.
“As much as he expressed “total astonishment” over the ruling of the Supreme Court, the National Chairman of the Party, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, never called for the investigation of Supreme Court judges.
“Indeed, a copy of the statement issued following Chief Odigie-Oyegun’s meeting with the APC delegation from Rivers State was widely circulated. At no time during the meeting or in the statement referred to did the National Chairman make such a call for the probe of Supreme Court Judges. What transpired at the meeting was correctly reported in other media outlets.
“Given that the author of the report was not physically at the venue of this event, but relied on this statement, it is baffling that he gave this slant to the story”.
The Party said Chief John Odigie-Oyegun has the highest regards for the judiciary.