David Paradang, former head of immigration and candidate for senator of PDP Plateau Central, urged his followers on Friday to fast and pray for God’s intervention in his case before the Court of Appeal.
Latest Nigeria newspaper report that The appeals court had reserved on Wednesday the ruling on the appeal of Paradang against the decision of the Electoral Court affirming the victory of Mr. Hezekiah Dimka of APC in the NASS elections on February 23.
The former Immigration chief, in a statement signed by him in Jos, called on all his followers and electorates within the constituency to join him in prayers and fasting for justice.
“While we wait for the trial, I request your prayers for the panel of judges to rule on this matter in fear of God. Only God can help us obtain the desired justice in this appeal and restore our stolen mandate.
“After a perfect presentation of our case by our team of academic lawyers, the trial was reserved for a date that would be announced, hence the need to fast and intense prayers,” he said.
Latest Nigeria newspaper report that Paradang also thanked the PDP in the state, and the members of the central area of the plateau, for their support and encouragement in their struggle.
“I also wish to assure the excellent and loving people of Central Plateau that we will continue to work hard to ensure that their mandate is restored.
“Similarly, the trust placed in me during the elections, where overwhelmingly gave us a considerable number of votes, which were stolen by undemocratic means, will never be wasted,” he said.
Latest Nigeria newspaper report that Paradang expressed his gratitude to the elders of the party, women, and youth for their encouragement to fight against injustice.