…Says Douye Diri must now unite all Bayelsans and heal the state
BY GRACE ANYANWU, ABUJA – Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar on Thursday urge the Supreme Court to show consistency in its judgments and find the resolve to always deliver just judgments no matter whose ox is gored.
Atiku, who stated this while congratulating the Governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the November 2019 election in Bayelsa state, said the people of Nigeria are behind the apex court in whatever they do to free themselves from the dominance of dictatorial forces.
Atiku, who was the Presidential candidate of the PDP in the 2019 election, said he received the verdict of the Supreme Court, declaring the candidate of the PDP in the Bayelsa state gubernatorial elections, Senator Douye Diri, as the duly elected Governor of the state, with gladness.
He said that Senator Diri had cause to visit him before the elections, and received his blessings and counsel.
According to Atiku; “I am fully satisfied that he has what it takes to make Bayelsa the ‘glory of all lands’. His intellect, personality and character, are a credit to Bayelsa and the PDP.
“I congratulate Senator Douye Diri and his running mate, Mr. Lawrence Ewhrujakpor. I also felicitate with the Peoples Democratic Party. The Lords Justices have given us another opportunity to show Nigerians that power belongs to the people, and we must make good use of this opportunity.
“I call on all the people of Bayelsa to make peace with the recent past, and embrace the future together, united in the mission to transform the state into a haven of peace and prosperity.”