The Senior Pastor of the Dunamis International Gospel Centre, DIGC, Dr Paul Enenche, has warned the Nigerian judiciary against being compromised in the electoral cases filed before it recently.
The popular man of God, who was reacting to the alleged manipulation of the presidential election results by the officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, recalled a similar case in Malawi.
Recalls that the opposition parties, particularly the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and the Labour Party had rejected the just concluded presidential election that produced the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Bola Tinubu as president-elect.
The opposition parties alleged that the poll was rigged by the ruling party, via over voting, snatching of ballot boxes and other malpractices.
The two parties had challenged the process in the court, seeking to overturn Tinubu’s victory.
Reacting to the controversies surrounding the outcome of the election, Enenche on Monday, in a statement he personally signed, recalled how an opposition party recovered his mandate via the judiciary after an incumbent party rigged the poll in Malawi.
He challenged the Nigerian judiciary to do the right thing while delivering judgment on the cases already filed by the aggrieved political parties.
He said, “The judiciary in Nigeria has now before it, the choice to either compromise its values or consolidate justice. It is the choice of treading the path of probity and honour or sliding down the precipice of compromise and infamy.
“It is time to save Nigeria and set her on a path of electoral justice, peace and development, and we believe the judiciary will do the right thing.
“Like Malawi, the Nigeria judiciary now has the golden opportunity to etch its name in gold by ensuring that democracy remains the government of the people, by the people and for the people, and not an article up for sale to the highest bidder”.