The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in Ekiti state praised the judiciary for upholding the victory of the party’s candidate, Sen Biodun Olujimi, in the last Senate elections.
PDP stated that the lower tribunal and Appeals Court’s ruling was not a surprise because the result declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission did not reflect the true vote expressed in the first instance.
In a statement by the PDP’s Publicity Secretary in the state, Jackson Adebayo, the Party scolded the INEC for colluding with the All Progressives Congress to steal the mandate assigned to Sen olujimi and the PDP in the poll without Importing democratic consequences in the nation. .
However, the Party congratulated the judiciary for adequately correcting the error by declaring Sen olujimi and the PDP as the real winner of the National Assembly elections.
“We congratulate all members of our Party in the State and particularly congratulate Sen Biodun Olujimi for her courage to fight the battle to a victorious logical conclusion.”
The Party urge all the leaders as well as members of the Party to see this victory as that of God, hence the need to cooperate to move the Party forward.
“We want to assure all our members that with the victory of Sen. Olujimi there is a great future for the Party, what we just need is to walk in unison towards subsequent elections in the State“