Former lawmaker representing Bayelsa East Senatorial dictrict in the red chamber, Ben Murray-Bruce has congratulated Senator Duoye Diri over his supreme court victory today February 13.
WIZIMATIC reported earlier that a five-man panel of the apex court led by Justice Mary Peter-Odili, annuled the election on grounds that the deputy governor-elect Degi-Eremieoyo ran for the election with forged certificates.
The court ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission to withdraw the certificate of Return issued to the All Progressives Congress’ candidates as the winners of the November 16th 2019 governorship election in the state and issue fresh certificates to the candidates of the PDP, Douye Diri who reportedly scored the next highest number of votes during the election.
Congratulating Senator Diri over the Supreme Court judgement, Ben Murray-Bruce stated that it is a “victory for truth and most especially, a victory for the great people of Bayelsa State.”
I celebrate you, my friend and brother, Senator Douye Diri. Your victory at the Supreme Court is a victory for truth and most especially, a victory for the great people of Bayelsa State. I wish you the best as you continue gallantly, the journey of your predecessor.