Former President Goodluck Jonathan has congratulated Senator Makarfi on the judgement of the Supreme Court and asked defectors from the Peoples Democratic Party, PRPD to return.
He spoke together with some members of the PDP who also hailed the judgement.

At the House of Representatives, members of the party also hailed the verdict of the Supreme Court calling it a victory for democracy .
The Oyo State chapter of the PDP wants all factions of the party to unite and work towards victory.
In Lagos, some leaders of the party at state chapter say, the ruling is a sign of rebirth for a virile opposition.