The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has hailed the high court verdict, which upheld the qualification and election of Edo state Governor Obaseki.
The party in a statement released by its National Publicity Secretary Kola Ologbondiyan on Saturday 9th January 2021, described the High court verdict as triumph of justice, victory for democracy and a seal on Governor Obaseki’s landslide victory as the clear choice of the people at the September 19, 2020 governorship election.
“Indeed, the instant jubilation on the streets of Edo state at the news of the judgment is a resounding testimony that justice has been upheld and that Obaseki’s election was in line with the wishes and aspiration of the overwhelming majority of the people of Edo state.
Unarguably, Godwin Obaseki was reelected because of his manifest patriotism and dedication to duty as demonstrated in his unwavering zeal towards the development of his state and the empowerment of his people,” the statement said.
The PDP also commended the judiciary for upholding justice on the case and urged Obaseki to continue in his selfless service to the people; for which the party and its elected and appointed public officers are known across the country and beyond.