Hon Ndudi Elumelu The Minority Leader of the House of Representatives congratulated the newly sworn in Governor of Bayelsa State, Senator Duoye Diri over his victory at the Supreme Court and a successful inauguration despite the all efforts to stall the process.
In a statement made available to news men in Abuja on Sunday, Hon Elumelu said that with Governor Diri and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) at the helm of affairs, the future and stability of Bayelsa state would be guaranteed.
The Minority Leader described Senator Diri’s victory as a triumph of democracy, the rule of law and the wishes and aspiration of the people of Bayelsa state.
The lawmaker commended Governor Diri for courageously pursuing and recovering the mandate won by him and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), which denoted his determination to serve and protect the interest of the people of Bayesla state at all times.
He however urged Governor Diri not to allow any situation to distract him from his vision and determination to fully deploy his wealth of experience, commitment and ingenuity towards the development and stability of Bayelsa state.
Hon Elumelu however condemned the resort to violence and disruption of public peace by individuals who felt that the law should have been twisted to suit their selfish and partisan purposes.
He called on the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, to immediately apprehend the masterminds and instigators of the violence and ensure that they faced the full wrath of the law, no matter how highly placed they might be in the Society.