THE Ondo State Governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu has described his current victory on the Supreme Court docket as a name to larger service to the individuals of the state.
In accordance with him, the judgment has given him one other alternative to serve the individuals higher.
He said this in Akure, whereas celebrating his judicial victory with some members and leaders of the All Progressives Congress, in Akure, on Sunday.
The Supreme Court docket had affirmed his victory within the October 20, 2021 governorship election within the state because the court docket dismissed the enchantment of the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Celebration within the election, Mr Eyitayo Jegede.
Akeredolu boasted that the APC didn’t solely defeat the PDP on the ballot by profitable 15 out of the 18 native authorities areas of the state but in addition defeated the PDP within the court docket with 12 choose’s ruling in favour of the APC and solely three for the PDP.
He stated “On the Tribunal, the three judges dominated in our favour. It was a unanimous judgment. On the court docket of enchantment, all 5 judges dominated in our favour. On the Supreme Court docket, 4 judges dominated in our favour and three in favour of the PDP. We floored the PDP once more even within the court docket.
“I wish to say that I really feel actually good about myself personally however I feel in all the pieces, we simply have to offer glory and honour to the Almighty. God has made it doable and I do know that everyone feels comfortable, rejoicing in regardless of the Lord has executed.”
In the meantime, the state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Celebration has chided Governor Rotimi Akeredolu (SAN), inviting Mr Eyitayo Jegede (SAN), to hitch him in transferring the state ahead.
Akeredolu, had shortly after his victory appealed to his opponent to hitch him in transferring the state ahead.
Shortly after the judgment of the apex court docket, the governor referred to as on Jegede, the candidate of the PDP to hitch him in transferring the state ahead.
Responding to the decision, the state Publicity Secretary of the PDP, Mr Kennedy Peretei, dismissed Akeredolu’s invitation as laughable.
The assertion learn partially, “Our social gathering and its candidate can’t be a part of a authorities that has thrown out many college students of tertiary establishments within the state as a result of their dad and mom can not pay the astronomical college charges charged by the Akeredolu Authorities.”
All rights reserved. This materials, and different digital content material on this web site, is probably not reproduced, printed, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed in entire or partially with out prior specific written permission from PUNCH.
Contact: [email protected]