The Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad has said that verdict on Osun State governorship election is ready.
Justice Muhammad disclosed this in a brief chat with newsmen in the early hours of today 4th July, 2019 at the Supreme Court in Abuja.
In his words he posited that “We have carefully gone through the case of Osun govership election. We have diligently looked into the positions of the various Courts that had earlier passed their judgements on it and we have also considered the various evidences provided to substantiate the place of law and justice in the case. Our verdict is ready and we will do accordingly in respect to the rule of law”.
He further disclosed that “We are not answerable to anybody and can never be intimidated by anyone to influence the position of Law and Justice on the case. We are very independent in Supreme Court because of the enormity of the trust and responsibility reposed in us by the Almighty God”.
The Supreme Court had earlier fixed Friday, July 5th, 2019 as the day to give final judgement on Osun 2018 governorship election.