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Bayelsa: Gov. Okowa Reacts To Diri’s Victory At Supreme Court

Governor Okowa in a statement released through his spokesperson, Olisa Ifeajika, noted that the ruling of the apex court had put to rest all contending issues on the governorship election.

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The Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, has congratulated the Bayelsa Governor, Douye Diri, on his victory at the Supreme Court on Tuesday.

Governor Okowa in a statement released through his spokesperson, Olisa Ifeajika, noted that the ruling of the apex court had put to rest all contending issues on the governorship election.

Timi Alaibe, a governorship aspirant under the Peoples Democratic Party had challenged the emergence of Diri as the candidate in the election.

Okowa in the statement noted that the ruling of the Supreme Court is a for all parties, he called on Alaibe to sheathe his sword, as the future was still bright for him.

He called on the Bayelsa State Governor to reach out to all concerned, in order to have an all-inclusive government.

Okowa appealed to Alaibe and all other contenders, to join hands with the governor to develop Bayelsa to truly be ‘the glory of all lands’.

“It is only when leaders work together with the same goal in mind that the state can accelerate its development.”

Okowa said the judgement of the apex court was a victory for the nation’s democracy and a reaffirmation of the supremacy of the party in handling its internal issues.

The ruling will go a long way in restoring the hope and confidence of Nigerian people on the sanctity of the judiciary, Okowa added

Source: Naija News