PDP Lauds Supreme Court over Ruling on Fayose   

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  By Augustine Osayande
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described Tuesday’s Supreme Court ruling upholding the election of Ekiti state Governor, Ayo Fayose, as a triumph of democracy and the rule of law.
According to the party, the ruling is a testimony that the judiciary is still the last hope of the common man having sustained the wishes and aspirations of the people of Ekiti state as expressed in the June 21, 2014governorship election.
Speaking through its National Publicity Secretary, Olisa Metuh, the party said that the ruling has given hope to the survival of democracy especially coming at a time when some officials of key institutions of democracy such as INEC and some security personnel, have already started compromising their independence apparently under the dictates of an obsessive APC.
The party congratulated Governor Fayose and the people of Ekiti state for their doggedness in the face of daunting challenges from anti-democratic forces and urged the governor to be magnanimous in victory while using his mandate to deliver good governance in line with the PDP manifesto and vision of the founding fathers.
The party restated its resolve to continue to stand shoulder-to-shoulder with the governor and the people of the state and vowed to resist any form of political intimidation or blackmail aimed at destabilizing the state.
 “In this regard, we warn all anti-democratic forces hiding in the state, especially the outgoing APC lawmakers against any action intended directly or indirectly to destabilize the state or undermine this democratically elected PDP government under Governor Ayo Fayose” PDP said.

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