Wednesday’s Supreme court judgement which affirmed authenticity of the Senator Ahmed Maikarfi’s National Caretaker Committee as being duly and properly constituted has been described as victory for democracy and a renewed hope in the judiciary as the last bastion of the common man.
This was contained in the congratulatory message to the Chairman of the National Caretaker Committee, Senator Ahmed Maikarfi by Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Rural Development, Honourable Oladipupo Adebutu.
According to Adebutu, “the Supreme court judgement signpost that our nascent democracy has now reached its maturity stage. What a lot of people do not know is that to have given judgement otherwise would have injured the structure and foundation of our democracy greatly”
“The truth is that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) matter which the Supreme Court sat over has a far reaching effects not only on PDP, but on all political parties in Nigeria. As this judgement defines the right of party for self determination.”
“I therefore congratulate Senator Maikarfi, all members of the National Caretaker Committee, members of the PDP, and indeed all Nigerians on this landmark victory for democracy”.
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