Reps, Shekarau, Wada, others hail judgment

By Otei Oham (Abuja), Murtala Adewale (Kano), John Akubo (Lokoja) and Charles Coffie Gyamfi (Abeokuta)   |   13 July 2017   |   4:01 am  

Ibrahim Shekarau

The House of Representatives and a couple of distinguished Nigerians, including former governors of Kano and Kogi states, Ibrahim Shekarau and Idris Wada, have hailed the judgment.

According to the legislators, the ruling had shown that the country’s democracy was intact.

To the chamber’s Minority Leader, Leo Ogor, the reintegration of aggrieved members remains paramount at this point.


According to Tajudeen Yusuf (PDP, Kogi), the victory was not only for the PDP, but also for the entire nation. He urged the victor to initiate reconciliatory measures.

In a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Sule Yau Sule, the former Minister of Education said the ruling had added an impetus to democratic advancement.

To Wada, his predecessor Idris and Senator Tunde Ogbeha, there is need to unify the party members because the victory was for the PDP and Nigerians.

Wada indicated that the judgment was basically the truth, noting that he truth would always prevail.

He asked members to see the judgment as an opportunity for reconciliation and consolidation.

Also, the Ogun chapter accepted the ruling. Its position was contained in a statement yesterday in Abeokuta.



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