People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Zamfara State said it acknowledged the court judgment and had since directed it lawyers to study the judgment for next line of action.
Secretary of the party, Faruk Ahmad made this known in a Press statement he issued to Newsmen in Gusau, saying the party will reclaim Zamfara State despite the challenge.
Faruk noted that PDP members were known to be law abiding and grassroots politicians who respect and believe in the supremacy of law and the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and that of their party as well as the guidelines inshirined to guide them in the party affairs.
The statement read:
“As defendant in suit failed by some of our aggrieved members concerning the Governorship primary election which produced Dr Dauda Lawal as the flag bearer of the PDP in Zamfara State, we received the court’s decision in good faith and team of our lawyers are studying the judgment with a view to coming up with the next line of action within the ambit of law”.
“The PDP in Zamfara state did well in conducting the primary election in a well manner for fairness and justice but the Federal High Court, Gusau after intense debates it ruled against our party and other defendants in the suit”. Meanwhile, we remain committed and determined to reclaim Zamfara State and bring it back to life and make it working again for the betterment of our people who are now living under abject tension, restless, fair, hunger and other atrocities. We shall (Insha Allah) cross this hudles and ensure solid unity of our members.
“Our decision as regards to the judgment will be made available after our lawyers concluded the study of the judgment and present to us their recommendations which the PDP leadership will decide on”.
“We are therefore calling on our members to be calm and remind resolute to ensuring success of the PDP in Zamfara State and county in General. We employ you to continue giving support and cooperation to party leaders at all levels”.
Secretary, PDP Zamfara State Chapter