BREAKING: PDP Governor Dumps #Atiku After Supreme Court Verdict, Meets Tinubu In Aso Rock—-A People’s Democratic Party governor has dumped Atiku Abubakar following the Supreme Court’s verdict affirming the President’s electoral victory.
In a surprising turn of events, Governor Duoye Diri of Bayelsa state, a member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has extended his congratulations to President Bola Ahmed Tinubu following the Supreme Court’s verdict affirming the President’s electoral victory.
This unexpected move occurred at the Presidential Villa, where Governor Diri joined high-ranking All Progressives Congress (APC) members to acknowledge President Tinubu’s win. Governor Diri was spotted congratulating the president in a video shared on social media by Arise TV.
The television station noted that the presidential villa is abuzz with activities as political associates, appointees, and well-wishers of President Tinubu converge at the seat of power to extend their congratulations.
Governor Diri’s gesture comes as a surprise as he was one of the frontline PDP members who supported Atiku during the presidential election. Interestingly, the governor is preparing for an election next month, while his APC opponent, Timipre Sylva, has been disqualified by the electoral commission following a court verdict
While this was ongoing, Governor Douye Diri of Bayelsa State, who is a member of the PDP, was captured in a video rejoicing with the president.
He walked up to the nation’s number one citizen and shook hands with him.
Tinubu, who was basking in joy, was heard saying, ‘Oh! Diri, you are looking good. I used to see him on television.”
Nyesom Wike, Minister of Federal Capital Territory (FCT), who is also a PDP chieftain, was seen in the president’s office.
Diri is standing in for reelection in a few weeks time.
Timipre Sylva, his main opponent, who is of the APC, has been disqualified by the court.