Abuja - The People’s Democratic Party (PDP)
has expressed confidence the people of Benue South are behind the former Senate
President, David Mark, to repeat his
electoral victory in the rerun election ordered by the Court of Appeal.
The party described Mark as an asset to the nation and
assured that the people of Benue South Senatorial zone, as ardent members and
supporters of the PDP since 1999 would remain steadfast in giving him another
resounding victory at the rerun election.
The party through a statement by its National Publicity
Secretary, Olisa Metuh said the confidence of the party of retaining the
senatorial seat was even stronger now that the alleged deceit of the All
Progressives Congress (APC) had become obvious to all Nigerians.
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“The inexplicable ruling of the Appeal Court, even when
all evidence pointed to Mark’s victory as upheld by the lower tribunal, is yet
another evidence of APC's dangerous interference in the judiciary, which
negative consequences the PDP has continued to alert the nation,” Metuh said.
He added that the party noted the significant
contributions of Mark in growing and stabilising the nation's democracy through
his mature, responsible and patriotic leadership of the Senate, a value that
was still highly needed in the polity.
The party urged its members in Benue South to
resist any attempt to intimidate them, especially in their determination to
ensure effective and result-oriented representation in the Senate as typified
- CAJ News