Counsel to Mr Solomon Esor the senatorial candidate of the Social Democratic Party, SDP in Cross River Central, Barr. Joe Oloko, Monday prayed the election tribunal court sitting in Calabar to strike out their petition against Dr. Sandy Onor of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP NEGROIDHAVEN can report authoritatively.
Our correspondent got wind of this development today at the High Court complex, venue of the National Assembly Election Tribunal, Calabar which commenced hearing at 9:30AM.
Esor, senatorial candidates of the SDP who had earlier filed a petition, challenging the outcome of February 19th Presidential/National Assembly election result on grounds of exclusion through his counsel said that his praying for a cancellation on the premises that
as a democrat, he believes in and accepts the verdict of the outcome of that election, that he has put the events of that election behind him and seeks for a peaceful and progressive senatorial district. Accordingly, the tribunal struck out the case of Esor against Onor.
Esor congratulates the winner, Ntufam Onor and wish him a productive, people oriented, all inclusive representation.