The presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 election, Atiku Abubakar, has described the Supreme Court’s declaration of Douye Diri as the govenor-elect of Bayelsa State as an indication that power belongs to the people.
The Supreme Court had on Thursday, sacked David Lyon and Biobarakuma Degi-Eremieoyo as the governor-elect and deputy-governor elect of the oil-rich state respectively.
While reacting to the verdict, Atiku in a statement on his Twitter handle, expressed joy at the court’s declaration.
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State who was the Chairman of the Board that screened the PDP candidates for the primary elections has also reacted to the Party’s victory. In a tweet, he says: