Story by Lekan Shobowale
The newly elected Chairman of the Oyo State council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, Ademola Babalola on Wednesday rejoiced with the State Governor, Engr. Seyi Makinde over his supreme court judgment.
A statement personally signed by Babalola and copies of which were made available to reporters in Ibadan, Babalola who just won a landmark victory over the immediate past NUJ Chairman, Adewumi Faniran said, “having toiled to earn my victory as NUJ Chairman, I now understand better what you went through to win the 2019 gubernatorial election.
“How would it have sounded should the apex court in the land ruled otherwise? That’s why I specially wish to commend the judiciary for being the last hope of common man and baston of our democracy.
“On our part as members of the fourth estate of the realm, we will do our best to ensure the mass of our people are given their deserved dividends of democracy throughout your tenure.
“Mr. Governor, use the occasion of your victory to rededicate yourself to the service of our State and Nigeria as a whole,” Babalola added.