The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described the verdicts of the Supreme Court in the cases concerning governors Similanayi Fubara (Rivers State) and Kefas Agbu (Taraba State) as a further resonating victory for democracy and the expressed will of the people of the states.
Congratulating the two governors elected under the main opposition party, as statement issued by Debo Ologunagba, National Publicity Secretary, noted the two governors’ “unbending resolve to sustain purposeful leadership in the states on the platform of the PDP.”
The statement said: “The excitement by Nigerians especially in Rivers and Taraba States at the news of the judgments reverberates as undisputed testimony that the decision of Supreme Court is in line with the democratic verdict of the people as expressed at the polls.
“The PDP is proud of Governors Similanayi Fubara and Kefas Agbu for their excellent performances since assumption of office on May 29, 2023 especially in hitting the ground running in the delivery of people-oriented infrastructural and citizen empowerment programmes and projects in line with the policy thrust, vision and manifesto of the PDP.
“Our party urges Governor Fubara and political stakeholders in Rivers State to use the opportunity of the Judgment to foster peace and take necessary steps to move their State forward in an atmosphere of unity and inclusiveness in the overall interest of the people.
“The Party commends and appreciates the people of Rivers and Taraba States for their unwavering support for the PDP, urging them to continue in that spirit in their quest to maintain good governance in their States.”