Supreme court judgment on PDP: Umahi, Peter Obi danced Etiogu , react reports that Ebonyi State governor and Chairman of the South East Governors’ Forum, Chie David Umahi yesterday described the supreme court judgement that
declared Senator Ahmed Markafi as the authentic national chairman of
the Democratic Party, PDP as affirmation of the restoration of
democracy to the country.

Governor Umahi in a statement by the Chief Press Secretary, Emmanuel
Uzor further described the judgment as landmark and critical to the
restoration of tenets of democracy where the masses would be allowed
to choose their leaders, using political platforms as tools.

He said that God by the judgment has raised the banner of the party
above those he described as destructive elements whose sole aim was to
render the party powerless and called for unity in the party which he
identified as panacea to achieving victory ahead of 2019 general

While regretting that the crisis that bedeviled the party in the past
had caused the party so much pains and loses, Umahi said the party has
been restored and it's principles as enshrined in the foundation of
democracy resorted and described the Supreme Court judgment as the
reflection of the wishes of the masses.

Umahi further commended the National Working Committee, NWC of the
party for their doggedness and belief in the Nigerian judiciary as the
last hope of the common man and called on the other faction of the
party to unite with Markafi led party to regain the country and save
Nigerians from imminent collapse. Ends

In his own reaction, the former Governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi, who expressed great joy over the judgement, said the Almighty God had used the Supreme Court to heal the wounds of the PDP family.

He noted that the judgment would usher an effective and capable opposition that would contribute meaningfully to governance and bring Nigeria out of the present recession, as well as contain various agitations in country.

He further appealed to all party members to remain united as one family.

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