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Dickson dedicates victory to Bayelsans

29 October 2012, 16:07

Bayelsa - Gov. Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa, on Monday, dedicated the unanimous judgment of the Supreme Court upholding his election victory to God and the good people of Bayelsa.

In a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Daniel Iworiso-Markson, and made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Yenagoa, the governor hailed the judgment upholding his election as the duly elected Governor of Bayelsa.

Dickson said the victory further portrayed the judiciary as a cardinal cornerstone of Nigeria's democracy.

The Supreme Court, in a unanimous judgment delivered on Monday, dismissed the appeal of Dr. Imoro Kubor and his party, Change Advocacy Party (CAP), for lack of merit.

The judgment further affirmed the ealier verdicts of the lower courts upholding the election of Dickson.

The lead judgment was delivered by Justice Walter Onoghen.

NAN reports that Dickson also thanked Bayelsans for their continued prayers and support and urged them to be steadfast as the best was yet to come.



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