Supreme court Judgment: Edo PDP declares No Victor , no Vanquished stands


The Edo state chapter of the people’s Democratic party PDP said there is no winner or losers in the recent judgement delivered by the Supreme court in the war of supremacy between the two factions of the party on who are the party candidates for the National Assembly elections schedule for February 2023 .

The country apex court, Supreme court had in a unanimous verdict delivered in Abuja said the issue of who are party delegates is an internal affairs of the party and not meant for judiciary arbitration.

The party in a statement issued by the state chairman of the party, Hon Tony Aziegbemi titled we are one, no Victor No Vanquished said the party in the state is hopeful that the supreme Judgement will ” puts to an end the ugliest episodes of our colourful existence.”

Hon Aziegbemi appealled to the two factions who he said are of the same political party to channelled their energy towards facing what he referred to as ” our common opponent with the aim of winning the forth coming General Elections.”

According to Hon Aziegbemi, “There has to be an end to litigation “
“It is unfortunate and regrettable that we had to resolve our disagreement by going to court and as far as the Supreme Court.”

“Now that the Supreme Court has reached this decision, its time to sheath our swords. “

“As members of the same political Party, it is now important that we unite and work towards achieving victory.”

“I will immediately inaugurate a 7 man committee to help in the healing and integration process.”

“The Leader of the Party and Governor of the State, H.E. Godwin Obaseki from the onset, pre-primaries and throughout the legal journey maintained and insisted that whoever emerges as PDP candidates were his candidates. “

“The Supreme Court judgement today has put to rest who the PDP candidates are.

“The list uploaded by the NWC into the INEC server contains the authentic candidates of the PDP in the forthcoming General Elections. “

“Those that were not favoured by the court decision should be rest assured as HE, Godwin Obaseki is ready to work with every one as one big PDP family.”

“We should exhibit the attitude of no victor nor vanquished. “

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