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Open Letter To The Supreme Court From Comrade Timi Frank by MrPristine: 12:16pm On Oct 21, 2023
Press Release
21/10/2023

Consider Nigeria first, Timi Frank tells Justices of Supreme Court

Former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, has called on Supreme Court Justices to put the interest of Nigerians first for the sustainability of democracy as they adjudicate on the appeals challenging the eligibility of Bola Ahmed Tinubu as President.

Frank made this call in a statement in Abuja, in reaction to hearing notices from the court to parties in the case fixed for Monday and the setting up of a seven-man panel of Justices to hear the appeals filed by three presidential candidates challenging the outcome of the February 25 election and the subsequent dismissal of their petitions by the tribunal.

The candidates are Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Peter Obi of the Labour Party (LP), and Chichi Ojei of the Allied Peoples Movement (APM).

The Supreme Court Justices to sit on the appeals include Justices Musa Dattijo Muhammad, Uwani Musa Abba Aji, Lawal Garba, Helen M. Ogunwumiju, I.N. Saulawa, Tijjani Abubakar and Emmanuel Agim.

Frank who is the United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP), Ambassador to East Africa and the Middle East, urged the Justices to know that the appeals they are about to hear would remain the toughest, far-reaching and represents the most difficult decision they would ever make in their long years of stewardship at the bench.

Frank said: “We know there will be intense pressure on you, Justices, to do the wrong thing. There will be promises, gifts and inducements.

“Some of you are about to retire. What reputation do you want to retire with? Do you want to retire with blood-stained wealth given the number of people whose blood were shed during the election without peace in your conscience? You can be vindicated today by man who wants you people to do injustice and inflict more pains on Nigerians. Will you also be vindicated by God? What do you want to be remembered for upon retirement?”

He added: “This is not about Atiku Abubakar, it's not all about Peter Obi, it's not about the APM party. But it's about the legacy and precedent that you are about to hand down in Nigeria. The supreme Court as the last line of defense of democracy and the rule of law must fulfil its duty and this is the moment to do so.

“Therefore this is not the time to base your ruling on technicalities.

“Judge within your consciences and God to know if the arguments before you are viable or not. You
must thoroughly weigh the facts and the truth before arriving at a decision.”

He noted that the whole world has seen the facts and they know the truth about what transpired during the elections.

“They also know who submitted a forged certificate to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
The courts in other jurisdictions have proven
and certified some of these facts.

“This is not time for the Supreme Court to reject any evidence that is germane to unraveling the truth and doing justice in the case notwithstanding arguments that the Supreme Court will not admit new evidence,” he said.

He urged the justices not to seek to protect the interests of one party or one man against over 200 million Nigerians, home and abroad, that are now anxiously waiting for truth to prevail.

“Already the world has lost confidence in the Nigerian judiciary. Nigerians and members of the international community have lost confidence on the judiciary. But we believe this is time to prove the nay sayers wrong.

“This is the time for the justices to restore hope in the judiciary. Your decision would either rekindle hope in the country or further destroy it.”

He noted that the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Kayode Ariwoola, while addressing 22 newly sworn-in judges of the Federal High Court recently said the constitution must be considered in deciding each case brought before them.

According to Ariwoola, “Several vitriolic attacks are regularly heaped on the judiciary; it is, however, crystal clear that public opinion, no matter how serious or weighty it might be, cannot override or supersede the Constitution of the country which we apply in deciding each case.

“Nevertheless, your Lordships still owe your conscience and the generality of the Nigerian masses, particularly those who are looking up to you, the great responsibility of good moral rectitude and acceptable conduct to uphold and consolidate the trust reposed in you.”

Frank said: “We agree with the CJN that the constitution must be the basis of arriving at a decision in the instant case. The Justices of the Supreme Court that would hear this appeal would owe their decisions to the provisions of the constitution, their consciences,
God and the good of the country.

“Already, members of the ruling party and those in government are celebrating their expected favourable outcome of the appeal which points to the fact that they are privy to how the Justices will rule which Nigerians do not know, if that be the case, man would have spoken but God and posterity will speak for Nigerians at the end of the day.

“We urge the Justices to be bold and courageous like the Kenyan Supreme Court Justices that today are a shining example and a reference point as an upright and unbiased judiciary in the continent of Africa.

“Defend our laws. We are not demanding for you to do anything against the law as Nigerians, but respect the constitution which forbids candidates from presenting forged certificates to INEC,” he declared.

END

Signed

Comrade Timi Frank
ULMWP Ambassador to East Africa and Middle East

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Re: Open Letter To The Supreme Court From Comrade Timi Frank by Burob: 12:20pm On Oct 21, 2023
MrPristine:
Press Release
21/10/2023

Consider Nigeria first, Timi Frank tells Justices of Supreme Court

Former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, has called on Supreme Court Justices to put the interest of Nigerians first for the sustainability of democracy as they adjudicate on the appeals challenging the eligibility of Bola Ahmed Tinubu as President.

Frank made this call in a statement in Abuja, in reaction to hearing notices from the court to parties in the case fixed for Monday and the setting up of a seven-man panel of Justices to hear the appeals filed by three presidential candidates challenging the outcome of the February 25 election and the subsequent dismissal of their petitions by the tribunal.

The candidates are Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Peter Obi of the Labour Party (LP), and Chichi Ojei of the Allied Peoples Movement (APM).

The Supreme Court Justices to sit on the appeals include Justices Musa Dattijo Muhammad, Uwani Musa Abba Aji, Lawal Garba, Helen M. Ogunwumiju, I.N. Saulawa, Tijjani Abubakar and Emmanuel Agim.

Frank who is the United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP), Ambassador to East Africa and the Middle East, urged the Justices to know that the appeals they are about to hear would remain the toughest, far-reaching and represents the most difficult decision they would ever make in their long years of stewardship at the bench.

Frank said: “We know there will be intense pressure on you, Justices, to do the wrong thing. There will be promises, gifts and inducements.

“Some of you are about to retire. What reputation do you want to retire with? Do you want to retire with blood-stained wealth given the number of people whose blood were shed during the election without peace in your conscience? You can be vindicated today by man who wants you people to do injustice and inflict more pains on Nigerians. Will you also be vindicated by God? What do you want to be remembered for upon retirement?”

He added: “This is not about Atiku Abubakar, it's not all about Peter Obi, it's not about the APM party. But it's about the legacy and precedent that you are about to hand down in Nigeria. The supreme Court as the last line of defense of democracy and the rule of law must fulfil its duty and this is the moment to do so.

“Therefore this is not the time to base your ruling on technicalities.

“Judge within your consciences and God to know if the arguments before you are viable or not. You
must thoroughly weigh the facts and the truth before arriving at a decision.”

He noted that the whole world has seen the facts and they know the truth about what transpired during the elections.

“They also know who submitted a forged certificate to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
The courts in other jurisdictions have proven
and certified some of these facts.

“This is not time for the Supreme Court to reject any evidence that is germane to unraveling the truth and doing justice in the case notwithstanding arguments that the Supreme Court will not admit new evidence,” he said.

He urged the justices not to seek to protect the interests of one party or one man against over 200 million Nigerians, home and abroad, that are now anxiously waiting for truth to prevail.

“Already the world has lost confidence in the Nigerian judiciary. Nigerians and members of the international community have lost confidence on the judiciary. But we believe this is time to prove the nay sayers wrong.

“This is the time for the justices to restore hope in the judiciary. Your decision would either rekindle hope in the country or further destroy it.”

He noted that the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Kayode Ariwoola, while addressing 22 newly sworn-in judges of the Federal High Court recently said the constitution must be considered in deciding each case brought before them.

According to Ariwoola, “Several vitriolic attacks are regularly heaped on the judiciary; it is, however, crystal clear that public opinion, no matter how serious or weighty it might be, cannot override or supersede the Constitution of the country which we apply in deciding each case.

“Nevertheless, your Lordships still owe your conscience and the generality of the Nigerian masses, particularly those who are looking up to you, the great responsibility of good moral rectitude and acceptable conduct to uphold and consolidate the trust reposed in you.”

Frank said: “We agree with the CJN that the constitution must be the basis of arriving at a decision in the instant case. The Justices of the Supreme Court that would hear this appeal would owe their decisions to the provisions of the constitution, their consciences,
God and the good of the country.

“Already, members of the ruling party and those in government are celebrating their expected favourable outcome of the appeal which points to the fact that they are privy to how the Justices will rule which Nigerians do not know, if that be the case, man would have spoken but God and posterity will speak for Nigerians at the end of the day.

“We urge the Justices to be bold and courageous like the Kenyan Supreme Court Justices that today are a shining example and a reference point as an upright and unbiased judiciary in the continent of Africa.

“Defend our laws. We are not demanding for you to do anything against the law as Nigerians, but respect the constitution which forbids candidates from presenting forged certificates to INEC,” he declared.

END

Signed

Comrade Timi Frank
ULMWP Ambassador to East Africa and Middle East
Bury this wailers epistle of stories that touch, na record fines awaits Atiku Malu Abubakar, & his surrogate protégée Gringory Obi for wasting The Court’s time, & deliberately deceiving the vulnerable minded Agbadorian Atikulators & Obidients.

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Re: Open Letter To The Supreme Court From Comrade Timi Frank by Varunpulyani: 12:22pm On Oct 21, 2023
Ofe mmnanu attack peter obi

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Re: Open Letter To The Supreme Court From Comrade Timi Frank by Burob: 12:26pm On Oct 21, 2023
Varunpulyani:
Ofe mmnanu attack peter obi
Hot soup.
Re: Open Letter To The Supreme Court From Comrade Timi Frank by PrinceOfLagos: 12:28pm On Oct 21, 2023
Tinubu is a disaster that should have been avoided

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Re: Open Letter To The Supreme Court From Comrade Timi Frank by STEWpid(f): 12:41pm On Oct 21, 2023
Chai..






Lobartunton!


...as the masses must be busy with something.
Re: Open Letter To The Supreme Court From Comrade Timi Frank by Jostoman: 12:41pm On Oct 21, 2023
Supreme court justice should respect the Constitution of nigeria and not one man.

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Re: Open Letter To The Supreme Court From Comrade Timi Frank by Jostoman: 12:47pm On Oct 21, 2023
Supreme court wan start them wan start cash transfer

Supreme court wan start them don remember pensioners. Dey play
Re: Open Letter To The Supreme Court From Comrade Timi Frank by flokii: 12:57pm On Oct 21, 2023
@Timi Frank

You can't claim to know better or be wiser than Justces of the Supreme Court of Nigeria who have put in 33+ years of their lives into the legal profession.

Keep calm and allow them do their job.

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Re: Open Letter To The Supreme Court From Comrade Timi Frank by Holluwhakemmy(f): 12:59pm On Oct 21, 2023
Either the devil like it or not President Tinubu remain Federal Republic of Nigeria president any other candidate is a counterfeit. Anyone who want to intimidate the judges should do so they are all labouring in vain

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Re: Open Letter To The Supreme Court From Comrade Timi Frank by PythonTutorials(m): 1:01pm On Oct 21, 2023
I will come back to read this. Too long!
Re: Open Letter To The Supreme Court From Comrade Timi Frank by MrPristine: 8:09pm On Oct 21, 2023
Burob:
Bury this wailers epistle of stories that touch, na record fines awaits Atiku Malu Abubakar, & his surrogate protégée Gringory Obi for wasting The Court’s time, & deliberately deceiving the vulnerable minded Agbadorian Atikulators & Obidients.

How much are you being paid by Tinubu and his gang of criminals to be disgracing your family on social media?

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Re: Open Letter To The Supreme Court From Comrade Timi Frank by HeadlessMob: 9:25pm On Oct 21, 2023
It even ridiculous and hypocritical referring to this ponmo-lipped useless fellow as former member of APC when you all know that he is a member of PDP. Why not refer to him as a member of PDP or Atiku supporter? This is also to sell nonsense to the people who could not reason with their brain

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Re: Open Letter To The Supreme Court From Comrade Timi Frank by Nice2023(m): 10:06pm On Oct 21, 2023
HeadlessMob:
It even ridiculous and hypocritical referring to this ponmo-lipped useless fellow as former member of APC when you all know that he is a member of PDP. Why not refer to him as a member of PDP or Atiku supporter? This is also to sell nonsense to the people who could not reason with their brain



U that can reason still talks like a criminal without brain.

How dare u denigrate ones physical look just because u have no reasonable thing to say.

U sounds too damaged and frustrated man.

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Re: Open Letter To The Supreme Court From Comrade Timi Frank by Burruchaga71(m): 6:37am On Oct 22, 2023
“This is not time for the Supreme Court to reject any evidence that is germane to unraveling the truth and doing justice in the case notwithstanding arguments that the Supreme Court will not admit new evidence,” he said.



Supreme Court can never deny citizens from knowing who is Bola Ahmed /Adekunle Tinubu. Unless they want the youths to burn this country to ashes. We can continue to take this nonsense anymore.

ENOUGH IS ENOUGH!!!

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