Felicitations have continued to trail the victory of Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State at the Supreme Court.
A seven-man panel of the court led by the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad had in two judgments dismissed the separate appeals of the the PDP and SDP seeking annulment of the November 16, 2019 governorship election in the state which produced governor Bello.
The Obaro of Kabba, Oba Solomon Dele Owoniyi while reacting to the Governor’s victory described it as culmination of astounding legal victories at the lower courts.
In a congratulatory message obtained by SGTV at the weekend, the Royal Father who is also the chairman Okun Traditional Rulers Council on behalf of the good people of Okunland both at home and in the diaspora added that governor Bello’s victory is a testament of the will of the generality of the Kogi State electorate.
“On behalf of all the good people of Okunland both at home and in the diaspora , I warmly felicitate with Your Excellency over your stunning gubernatorial legal victory at the Supreme Court of Nigeria.
“This victory is not just a testament of the will of the generality of the Kogi State electorate but a culmination of astounding legal victories at the lower courts. This victory has finally made your mandate and tenure inexorable, incontestible, unalterable, irreducible and inescapable.
“Your victory has thus cleared the way for another four years of purposeful leadership.
“We in Okunland share this joy with you and will continue to avail Your Excellency of our passionate, undiminished and undiluted support to your purposeful ,determined and focused administration.
“I know and I am convinced that you have many good things in store for Okun people. We therefore earnestly look forward to your unleashing unto us multiple dividends of democracy in terms of more infrastructure, more siting of projects , more employments ,more appointments, and more attention to the sundry and variegated needs of Okun people” he said.
The traditional ruler also prayed prayed for the success of Governor Bello’s tenure.
“It is our fervent prayer that this renewed tenure will usher in heightened peace, prosperity and monumental accomplishments.
“We earnestly wish Your Excellency more inspiration, wisdom and grace to pilot the affairs of our beloved Kogi State ,while we wish you robust health and Divine protection as you carry out your daunting and onerous State duties
“Your Excellency , congratulations once again.”