Bayelsa Guber: Okowa hails Supreme Court ruling


…urge the PDP, Governor elect to reconcile aggrieved party members

Okowa tasks politicians on good governance

By Festus Ahon

ASABA – GOVERNOR Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State has described the Supreme Court ruling which sacked Bayelsa governor-elect, Mr David Lyon and his running mate, Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo as a welcomed development for the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP and its candidates in the governorship race, Senator Douye Diri and Senator Lawrence Ewhrudjakpor.

He congratulated the PDP and the party’s Governorship candidate and his running mate over Supreme Court ruling.

Okowa in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, in Asaba, stated that his confidence in the Judiciary had been rekindled by the didactic ruling of the apex court.

He urged PDP and the governor-elect to take steps to reconcile all stakeholders in Bayelsa in order to strengthen the party for future elections.

Okowa said: “The news of the Supreme Court ruling on the Bayelsa governorship election came to me with joy,…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper