A statement signed by Chief Ogbuehi Dike, National Publicity Secretary of the party descibed the victory as democracy in action and victory for due process, rule of law and party supremacy.
The statement read:
“It is hoped that this landmark judgement will foster peace, unity and reconciliation with aggrieved members of the party.
The task ahead is enormous and will require the support and cooperation of all members of the party to redirect the party to the path of rectitude and growth to actualize the vision of its founding fathers”
UPP also commended the Justices of the Supreme Court for their courage in dispensing justice in this matter which has enriched the nation’s jurisprudence.
“As a temple of justice, the Judiciary is the last hope of all aggrieved people. The party commends the leaders and members of the Senator Ahmed Makarfi and Senator Ali Modu Sheriff groups for the maturity they demonstrated during the PDP leadership disagreement by seeking redress in Court and not resorting to self-help.”