Ibe Pascal Chinedu Arogorn
Bayelsa State governor, Senator Douye Diri, has
said that he will appeal Monday’s ruling of the
state election petition tribunal sitting in Abuja
and has instructed his lawyers to challenge the
decision ,Crimefacts has learnt .
Governor Diri, who spoke shortly after the
tribunal ruled that the Independent National
Electoral Commission wrongly excluded the
Advanced Nigeria Democratic Party
governorship candidate in the November 16,
2009 election, said he had confidence in the
judiciary that he would triumph in the end.
He said, “We trust in the judiciary and we are
appealing the judgment. With God on our side,
we will get justice.
The governor urged members of the Peoples
Democratic Party and his supporters not to
panic and to continue to remain calm and law-abiding .