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Shaibu Vows Legal Fight After Edo Impeachment

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Ousted Edo State Deputy Governor Philip Shaibu is digging in his heels, vowing to challenge his impeachment in court. Shaibu maintains his innocence and insists the Edo State House of Assembly’s decision won’t withstand legal scrutiny.

Rallying Support and Claims of Injustice

A defiant Shaibu took to social media, releasing a video where he received a solidarity visit from Edo State’s Acting APC Chairman, Emperor Jaret Tenebe. Tenebe condemned the impeachment as a “disgrace” to democracy and expressed confidence the courts would overturn it.

Shaibu echoed these sentiments, suggesting his unwavering loyalty was the true catalyst for the impeachment. He compared his situation to the sacrifices of Jesus Christ and expressed unwavering faith in the judiciary. Shaibu emphasized his determination to pursue legal action, confident of a successful outcome.

September Election: A New Chapter?

Looking beyond the impeachment, Shaibu shifted his focus to the upcoming September 21st gubernatorial election. He framed the impeachment as a stepping stone and vowed to work alongside the APC to secure victory at the polls.

Shaibu’s impeachment and his subsequent legal challenge have cast a shadow of uncertainty over Edo State’s political landscape. The upcoming court battle will be closely watched, with the potential to significantly impact the September gubernatorial election.

A Fight for Reputation and Political Power

Shaibu’s accusations of a politically motivated impeachment highlight the simmering tensions within Edo State politics. The legal battle promises to be a fight on two fronts – Shaibu’s attempt to reclaim his position and his effort to clear his name.

The court’s decision will be a crucial turning point. If Shaibu prevails, it could raise questions about the legitimacy of the impeachment process and potentially trigger a political domino effect. Conversely, an upheld impeachment would solidify the Edo State House of Assembly’s authority and deal a significant blow to Shaibu’s political future.

Regardless of the outcome, a swift and transparent legal resolution is crucial for Edo State. The ongoing political uncertainty could potentially deter investors and hinder economic development. Ultimately, the people of Edo State yearn for a stable political environment that prioritizes progress and prosperity.

Source: Vanguard  

 

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