Peoples Democratic Party Governors on Tuesday congratulated four of their members over their victory at the Supreme Court. The apex court had in its judgments delivered on Monday and Tuesday affirmed the elections of governors Adamu Fintiri (Adamawa), Bala Mohammed (Bauchi), Samuel Ortom (Benue) and Aminu Tambuwal (Sokoto).


In a statement issued by the Director-General of the Forum, Earl Osaro Onaiwu, the governors said the apex court judgement did not come as a surprise, as the governors enjoy massive support in their various states.

They said the Supreme Court judgement affirmed the wishes of the people who not only voted but defended their votes and the mandates they granted the governors during the March 2019 governorship election.

“The Supreme Court verdict did not come as a surprise because of the massive support the four governors got in their respective states before, during and after the elections.

“These are leaders who put the interests of their people above personal advantage and they deserve to be so acknowledged in all spheres of their endeavours.

“These are leaders who perfectly fit into the category of selfless politicians and deserve the people’s support to excel.”