By Tom Moses
UYO—Thirteen political parties in Akwa Ibom State, under the aegis of Conference of Nigerian Political Parties, CNPP, have commended the state governor, Mr. Udom Emmanuel, for sustaining his mandate as governor through the Supreme Court.
A statement by the Chairman of the group, Mr Martins Inyang in Uyo, yesterday, described the Supreme Court judgment as a victory for democracy in the state and the nation.
The statement said that the decision of the 13 political parties to congratulate Governor Emmanuel was in the spirit of fair play and to demonstrate that politics was not a do or die affair.
The parties include the Democratic People’s Party, Fresh Democratic Party, Independent Democrats, Peoples Democratic Movement, Action Alliance, KOWA Party, All Progressives Grand Alliance and Labour Party.