TRIBUNAL JUDGEMENT: Kogi Speaker congratulates Bello/Onoja, says victory long expected
Speaker of the Kogi State House of Assembly Rt. Hon. Prince Matthew Kolawole has congratulated His Excellencies, Governor Yahaya Bello and Chief David Edward Onoja, the Executive Governor and Deputy Governor of Kogi State on their victory at the Kogi State Election Petition Tribunal in Abuja against the Governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party, (SDP) Natasha Apoti.
The Speaker said it is heartwarming to receive the cheering news of the well deserved victory, stressing that truly the petition lacked merit and is unsuccessful like the Judge rightly put it.
He said the dismissal of the case is long envisaged due to the hearsay of the majority of the witnesses presented by the petitioner, hence the court has done justice to the case.
He further said that the victory wouldn’t have come at a better time than this haven work hard with rigorous campiagns to earned the majority votes of the electorates across the 21 Local Government Areas in the state.
He urged other petitioners not to bother themselves as the election held on the 16th November, 2019 was squarely won by the All Progressive Congress (APC) and Governor Yahaya Bello with an overwhelming victory.
He said the legislative arm under his watch with his colleagues will continue to collaborate with the Executives and other stakeholders to make laws that will enable Governor Yahaya Bello led administration to do more for the people of the state.
Rt. Hon. Matthew Kolawole joined other party faithfuls and well wishers on behalf of his family, the APC Kogi West Senatorial District, management and staff of the Kogi State House of Assembly to felicitate with and congratulate the Executive Governor and Deputy Governor of Kogi State, His Excellencies, Governor Yahaya Bello and Chief David Edward Onoja over their well deserved victory at the Election Petition Tribunal against the SDP candidate.