PEPC Verdict:Ex- AGF Aondoakaa, SAN Denies Exposing Appeal Court Justices 


By Kenneth Atavti

The former Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice Chief Michael Kaase Aondoakaa, SAN has denied any involvement in a video trending online that he allegedly granted an interview Exposing the Justices of the Appeal Court that sat over the the presidential election petition tribunal. 

The online video claims that Aondoakaa, allegedly granted an interview on the last week Verdict of the tribunal which okayed the victory of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu , as duly elected President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. 

According to a statement yesterday by the former Chief law officer of the Federation during the Yar’ Adua, administration vehemently distance himself from the mischievous claims in the video online. 

Aondoakaa has denied granting any interview on the Verdict passed by the Honourable Justices of the Presidential Election Tribunal (The Court of Appeal)over the  February, 25 presidential election that led to the declaration of President Bola Tinubu, as the winner by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. 

INEC had announced President Tinubu winner a move that led Former Vice president Atiku Abubakar, of the People’s Democratic Party and Former Governor Peter Obi, of the Labour Party challenging the victory in court. 

Chief.  Aondoakaa, SAN maintained that it was never in his character to comment on matters that are in court both in the conventional media or public glare. As a Senior lawyer,it is rather his duty to protect and safeguard the integrity of the Honourable Justices who sat on Presidential Tribunal. They did their best for the country and any aggrieved party has a right to appeal to the Supreme Court.

He condemned the controversial and mischievous video and called on the Nigerian Security agencies to launch an investigation on the matter and unravel those behind the wicked act.