Former governor of Delta state, and the Delta South senatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Dr. Emmanuel Eweta Uduaghan has reacted to alleged court decision nullifying his candidacy has said that he is not aware of any suit served on him by any court and said he remained the APC South senatorial candidate of the party.
Media Assistant to His Excellency, Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan, Mr. Monoyo Edon disclosed in a press statement said.’’The attention of His Excellency, Dr. Emmanuel Eweta Uduaghan, the Delta South senatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in this Saturday Presidential and National Assembly Elections has been drawn to a High Court Judgment allegedly nullifying the Delta South APC primaries where he emerged as the candidate of the party.
‘‘ We wish to clarify that His Excellency, Dr. Emmanuel Eweta Uduaghan, was never aware of the case nor was he a party to the case and was never joined in the alleged suit.
‘‘The court had no time ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to remove the name of Dr. Emmanuel Eweta Uduaghan from the list of candidates in the election.
‘‘Dr. Emmanuel Eweta Uduaghan has instructed his lawyers to take necessary legal steps on the matter, even as he enjoins APC party faithful and supporters to come out en mass to vote the party and all its candidates to victory in the elections.
‘‘ We wish to state categorically that His Excellency, Dr. Uduaghan remains the candidate of the APC for Delta South and we are confident of winning the election’’ he said.