Enugu PDP Hails Court Ruling Upholding Ugwuanyi’s Election As Its Guber CandidateLatest News, News, News From The State Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015
FROM IGNATIUS OKPARA, Enugu – The Enugu State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has expressed satisfaction with the judgment of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on the suit brought against the party by Senator Ayogu Eze on the choice of Hon. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi as the gubernatorial candidate of the Party in the forthcoming general elections.
A statement issued by the state publicity secretary, Okey Eze, said “the PDP is a party founded on the principles of justice, equity, inclusiveness, and respect for rule of law and democratic tenets.
The Federal High Court, Abuja had on Monday upheld the nomination of Hon. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi as the Peoples Democratic Party candidate for the April 11 governorship election in Enugu State.
“We have never had any doubts that we religiously complied with extant laws, party guidelines, and all due process in the nomination of Hon. Ugwuanyi as our flag bearer.
“It is therefore gladdening that the Court has vindicated the party and affirmed the candidature of Hon. Ugwuanyi.
According to the statement, the judiciary, by the verdict, has once more, shown itself as the last hope of the common man and the bulwark of the nation’s democracy.
“We hope that this has finally laid to rest any misgivings and contentions over the December 8, 2014 PDP governorship primary election in Enugu State as we invite our brother, Senator Ayogu Eze, and all former gubernatorial aspirants to join the mass movement for Ugwuanyi’s governorship come May 29, 2015 in the spirit of brotherhood and in the interest of the party and the State.
“The good governance and development of Enugu State are paramount.
It stated that Democratic governance is a huge responsibility; and there will certainly be “prominent roles for all to towards the betterment of our dear State.
“Meanwhile, we use this opportunity to express heartfelt appreciation to the leader of the party in the State, Barrister Sullivan I. Chime, the Executive Governor of Enugu State, and the good people of Enugu State and beyond who have stood gallantly in solidarity with the Enugu PDP and our candidate.
“The party urges them to keep a date with the destiny of Enugu State come March 28, 2015 and April 11, 2015 when they will troupe out en masse to vote for Dr. Goodluck Jonathan and Hon. Ugwuanyi as President and their next Governor, respectively, in the spirit of Continuity and Consolidation.”
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