Bayelsa State Governor, Hon. Seriake Dickson has described the verdict of the Federal High Court Yenagoa on a suit filed by the former Governor, Timipre Sylva as a welcome development.
The Court presided over by Justice Lambo Akanbi on Wednesday dismissed a suit filed against the Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC) challenging the candidacy of Governor Seriake Dickson as the flag-bearer of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) for the 2012 governorship election in the State.
Faulting the process adopted by the plaintiff in his ruling, the presiding Judge noted that the case in question has been entertained by too many courts and that the matter was not taken to court within the constitutional three months period but was filed after eleven months, a move he said is not recognized by law.
Lauding the decision of the Court, Hon. Dickson said it has further confirmed his earlier submission that…
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