The main opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Osun State has urged members of the public to disregard attempts by a group within its group of crying foul concerning the leadership issues in the party.
The opposition party stated that it has also noted allegations of an attempt to bribe Justice Oke by Deji Adeleke.
In an official statement signed by the party’s Media and Publicity Director, Oladele Bamiji, the party said that since it is aware of the prohibition placed on subjecting matters before the court to public discourse, noting that as a law abiding group, it will not join issues with its detractors.
According to the statement, “Such reckless allegation was not only weighty, but should be made to be proven to clear notions making the round that the contracted undertakers have a state configured line of communication with the state’s preferred arbitrator on the matter at hand. This they do basically to cook biles of blackmail on an innocent citizen without a check.
“Refusal of the state judiciary and other relevant agencies of government to take cognisance of this with appropriate steps to address such spurious blackmail can only complicate the eroded confidence of members of the public in the state’s judiciary.
“Recent developments where official documents of court found their way to the media space through a party that has not been served, minutes after being served only on statutory judicial officials in the highest echelon, also calls for a grave concern and diligent investigation.
“For actors in the state judiciary, who are enshrined with sacred privilege of adjudicating on our party leadership issue, we wish to demand a clean process devoid of executive dictates or intimidation.”
The party added that the ousted chairman of the party, Olasoji Adagunodo, of conniving with the ruling party in the state