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Bayelsa State Governor, Henry Seriake Dickson has described the Supreme Court ruling striking out a suit challenging his candidature of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in the 2012 Governorship election, as a victory for Democracy, the rule of law, the government and people of Bayelsa State.

Speaking shortly, after the unanimous decision of the Justices of the Supreme Court in Abuja led by Justice Sylvester Ngwuta, Governor Dickson extolled the Nation’s judiciary for its uprightness and firmness, noting that, it has remained a dependable and reliable component of Nigeria’s democracy.

The governor said the judiciary has continued to uphold the rule of law and provided the needed direction and application of the tenets of democracy, without fear or favour.

The Supreme Court ruling brings to an end, the suit filed by former Governor Timipre Sylva challenging the eligibility of Seriake Dickson as the candidate of the PDP in the 2012 governorship election in Bayelsa State.



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