PDP Leadership: 'Democracy Is Restored', Party Says
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is happy, a statement made in response to a Supreme Court ruling on its leadership, indicates.
The court had ruled that Senator Ahmed Makarfi caretaker Committee is authentic and asked Ali Modu Sheriff to cease to parade himself as the National Chairman.
After the court’s ruling, the party on its Twitter handle said it was a restoration of democracy.
It wrote: “Breaking News! Democracy is restored. The Supreme Court has declared Makarfi winner and the National Caretaker Committee as authentic”.
It was jubilation in court after the gavel was hit to signal the end of proceedings for the day.
The chairman of the Caretaker Committee, Makarfi, was a Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria before he was chosen at a convention in Port Harcourt, the capital of Rivers State in May 2016.