Politics

David Lyon's Sack: PDP has been in pain over Bayelsa – Gov. Okowa

ASABA, Nigeria – Governor of Delta State, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, has congratulated the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over Supreme Court Judgement sacking Bayelsa governor-elect, Mr David Lyon and his running mate, Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo.

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The governor’s in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, in Asaba, said PDP has been writhing in pain on the loss of Bayelsa to the APC in the last governorship election in the state.

Okowa, who rejoiced over the apex court judgement, described it as a welcome development for the PDP and its candidates in the governorship race.

The governor said that the ruling has rekindled his confidence in the Judiciary

He advised governor-elect to take steps to reconcile all aggrieved party members who defected or worked against the party during the election.

“I received the news of the Supreme Court ruling on the Bayelsa governorship election came with joy.

“This is because PDP have been writhing in pain on the loss of Bayelsa to the APC in the last governorship election in the state.

“PDP is happy with the judgement because the Supreme Court has once again restored the confidence of the people in the judiciary.

“This victory is a clarion call on the party and the governor-elect to take steps to reconcile all aggrieved party members who defected or worked against the party in the Nov. 16, 2019 Governorship Election in the state.

“On behalf of the government and people of Delta, I congratulate our great party, the PDP, on the victory at the Supreme Court.

“It is my prayer that God will usher in a new lease of life for Bayelsans as a new administration takes over in the state.

“I congratulate my brother governor, Chief Seriake Dickson, for a successful tenure in office.”

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