- Senator Ahmed Lawan says the Supreme Court judgement which sacked Ali Modu Sheriff as the national chairman of the PDP is prove that the present administration respects separation of powers
- The Senate leader states that despite the ruling, the PDP, will continue to remain in diaspora
- Meanwhile, members of the PDP continue to celebrate the Supreme Court judgement, which affirmed Ahmed Makarfi as the authentic chairman of the party
Senator Ahmed Lawan has said court judgments delivered during the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)-led federal government were unfair.
The Senate leader made the statement on Wednesday, July 12, in reaction to the Supreme Court judgement which sacked Ali Modu Sheriff as the national chairman of the party.
Speaking during plenary, Lawan said the judgement was proof that the Muhammadu Buhari administration believes in the separation of powers.
The senator who is of the All Progressives Congress (APC), said despite the ruling, the PDP will continue to remain in “diaspora”.
He said: "Nigerians overwhelmingly and massively took out PDP from the running of this country and PDP will remain in diaspora. All the same, we want to congratulate Nigerians for the kind of judgement that the supreme court gave under this administration,” the senate leader said.
“During PDP administration, most of the court judgments were written in the villa. This goes to show that this administration believes in separation of powers and believes that our judiciary should remain and continue to be free in what they do."
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Meanwhile, members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have continued to celebrate the Supreme Court judgement which sacked the former governor of Borno state, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, as the national chairman of the party.
NAIJ.com had earlier reported that the apex court on Wednesday, July 12, declared Makarfi's group as the authentic faction of the PDP.
The court’s verdict has sent PDP members across the country into jubilation mood as some of them described the ruling as a victory for democracy.
In Ekiti state the, Lere Olayinka, the media aide to Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti state, celebrated the sacking of Sheriff by drinking with friends.
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