Friday, September 26, 2008

May God Give You Courage To See Justice

As court fixes October 23 for hearing, judgement
May the Almighty God gives you the wisdom to see justice and the courage to apply it when you see it." This was the prayer Major-General Muhammadu Buhari (rtd) made yesterday for justices of the Supreme Court ahead of October 23, 208, a date fixed for definite hearing and possibly judgement on the two appeals brought by him and his Action Congress counterpart, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, against the election of President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua.The prayer is came at a time the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Idris Legbo Kutigi, yesterday warned seriously that he would no longer tolerate any further delay in the hearing anddetermination of the twin appeals brought by Buhari and Atiku against the judgement of the presidential election petitions tribunal which affirmed the election of President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua in the April 21, 2007 presidential poll...more