The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Tuesday congratulated Benue State Governor, Samuel Otorm and his Bauchi State counterpart, Senator Bala Mohammed, on their victory at the governorship election petitions tribunal in the respective states.
The party said in a statement that the verdict of the tribunal “is a clear consolidation of the triumph of the will of the people of the two states as expressly delivered through the March 9 governorship elections.”
The statement signed by its spokesman, Kola Ologbondiyan 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 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.”
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