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The All Progressives Congress (APC) factional governorship candidate in Rivers State, Mr. Tonye Cole, through the spokesman of his Cole/Giadom Campaign Organisation, Ogbonna Nwuke, has urged his supporters not to panic, following what he termed “the deliberate misrepresentation of facts on the social media and elsewhere regarding the outcome” of yesterday’s judgment of the Supreme Court, upholding the ruling of a lower court, barring the party from fielding candidates in the general elections.

Cole expressed optimism that the party would surely be triumphant in the end, adding: “It is critical to state that there are other pending matters, including the substantive appeal, which is yet to be determined by the Supreme Court.“So, our faith in the judiciary remains unshaken. We wish to urge our numerous said Nwuke.

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The Supreme Court, yesterday, dashed the hopes of All Progressives Congress (APC) as it declined to recognise the factional gubernatorial candidate, Tonye Cole, and others. The apex court in a unanimous judgment by a five-man panel of Justices, refused to dislodge the judgment delivered by the Federal High Court, Port Harcourt Division .

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