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We’re decided, no going to court –PDP



The PDP has said that it will not approach the election tribunal to contest the March 28 presidential election, which Muhammadu Buhari won, but would rather help Buhari to salvage the nation’s democracy, and unite the country.

National Publicity Secretary, Olisa Metuh who addressed journalists in Abuja on Tuesday stated that going to court would only distract the new government, but quickly added that the PDP intends to return in four years’ time.

He however, noted that “PDP recognises that there were irregularities in the presidential election, but we decided that promoting unity is paramount to us. It is the wish of this party that the President-elect will not be disturbed, we will not do anything that will disturb him and we will not condole harassment of our members.”

But, “Because we are convinced that the APC lacks what it takes to sustain our democracy, the PDP is not leaving any stone unturned to ensure that it returned to power in the next four years to save the nation’s democracy and re-channel our vision of a greater Nigeria.”

Metuh however lamented, that the “nation and its citizens are facing a serious threat. We are at the verge of a quick slide into dictatorship and the personal freedom we all enjoy today is about to be obliterated.

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