The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has congratulated governors of Benue and Bauchi states Samuel Ortom and Senator Bala Mohammed on their victories at the governorship election petitions tribunal in their respective states.
The party in a statement by its national publicity secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, stated that the verdict of the tribunal was a clear consolidation of the triumph of the will of the people of the two states as expressly delivered through massively voting for the governors in the March 9 governorship elections.
The statement read “the PDP notes that the spontaneous jubilation that greeted the verdict across the two states affirms the fact that justice was delivered in the matters in line with the will and aspirations of the people.
“Indeed, Governor Ortom’s resounding victory at the election underlines the overwhelming acceptance of his leadership style as demonstrated in his unprecedented commitment to the welfare and development of his state despite daunting security and economic challenges.
“His re-election marks the consolidation of good governance and contribution towards the uplifting of the living standard of the people in all sectors of life.
“In the same vein, the PDP notes the excitement of the people of Bauchi state on the affirmation of the election of Governor Bala Mohammed whose administration marks the repositioning of the state toward greater productivity in all critical sectors.
“The party observes Senator Bala’s commitment to massive infrastructural development across the state as well as economic development of the people which directly reflect the desires and aspirations of the people of Bauchi state.
“The PDP, in congratulating the governors, urged them to continue in their selfless services to the people in line with the manifestos of our great party, the PDP.