Arising from its emergency meeting, the All Progressives Congress (APC) Legal Directorate, Presidential Campaign Council, vowed to match the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, strength for strength in court.
In a statement signed by the Deputy Director Legal, Mamman, Lawan Yusufari, the legal team affirmed its readiness to defend the resounding victory of President Muhammadu Buhari with all the legal expertise at its disposal.
According to the statement, “we congratulate President Muhammadu Buhari for winning the 2019 presidential election and thank Nigerians for their overwhelming support.
“We commend the presidential candidates, political parties and their support groups for their general respect for the law in the campaign activities.
“We commend INEC for conducting the presidential and National Assembly elections in substantial compliance with the law; we condemn the few cases of violence in some parts of the country and call on the appropriate authorities to deal with the perpetrators in accordance with the law.
“We call on interested parties who are not satisfied with the results of the elections to challenge same by following the due process of the law, and affirms our readiness to defend the resounding victory of President Muhammadu Buhari with all the legal expertise at our disposal,” the statement read.