The ousted governor-elect of Bayelsa Condition, David Lyon, has at last approved the last ruling of Nigeria’s maximum court, Supreme Courtroom that nullified his victory at the November 16th, 2019 governorship election in the Condition.
In a statement he individually signed and made readily available to reporters on Thursday, Lyon stated though the selection of the Supreme Courtroom dashed the hope of the persons of the state, he accepted it in the curiosity of peace and the advancement of the Point out.
The previous Governor-elect called on the supporters of his political party, his loyalists and the people today that voted for him through the polls to take the judgment and transfer on.
He thanked the leadership of the All Progressives Congress, APC, at the state and countrywide ranges for their tenacity in upholding the concepts of constitutional democracy.
Each day Submit documented that The Supreme Court docket on Wednesday, 26 February 2020, reviewed the judgment it gave versus APC on 13th February 2020 and made the decision to retain its before judgment
Lyon extra, “I am aware of the extent to which this selection has more dashed the hope of Bayelsans as it upturned the democratic mandate of the Bayelsa citizens.
“I hereby unequivocally condition my final decision to settle for the Supreme Court verdict on the other hand distressing as it is. It is the final decision of the Supreme Court docket, and we are all bound to acknowledge the final result as regulation-abiding citizens of this great country.
“I would like to attractiveness to my social gathering faithful, my supporters, all Bayelsans and all lovers of peace and justice to settle for this verdict and preserve the peace.
“While they have a ideal to assume that this is a scenario of judgment devoid of justice, I strongly appeal against all varieties of violence or any conduct that threatens the peace and growth of our point out.
“I strongly imagine that God nonetheless enjoys Bayelsans and will still permit His Will to come to go in their lives.
“I seize this prospect to thank the management of our occasion, the All Progressives Congress at the Nationwide, Condition, Area Governing administration and ward degrees for their tenacity in upholding the beliefs of constitutional democracy”.
He added: “I attractiveness to all Bayelsans not to shy away from taking part in the governance of our dear point out for the frequent good and wellbeing of its people.
“In the identical vein, I urge the fantastic men and women of the state to continue on to uphold the dreams of our founding fathers in our aspiration to lead the state irrespective of celebration affiliations.
The politician stated it is his take care of to proceed to join forces with properly-indicating people today, establishments and organizations toward bringing the considerably-necessary progress to the Point out.