Tuesday, 11 July 2017

Edo Guber Election: PDP's Osagie Iyamu Reacts to Supreme Court Ruling

All Progressives Congress chieftain in Edo State, Governor Godwin Obaseki can comfortably breathe a sigh of relief as his challenger, Iyamu accepts Supreme Court ruling in good faith.
Pastor Osagie Ize Iyamu
The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in the 2016 Edo State Governorship election has announced that he has taken the outcome of Monday`s verdict at the Supreme court in good faith and congratulated the winner Governor Godwin Obaseki.
Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu had contested the declaration of Mr Obaseki as the winner of the September 28th, 2016 election at the election petition tribunal, appellate court as well as Supreme Court where he recorded straight losses.
In a personal message released to the press few hours after the judgement, Pastor Ize-Iyamu wished Obaseki good luck and thanked all his supporters and the entire PDP family for their backing all through the electoral process as well as legal tussle.
Read the Full text of the message below;
A CONGRATULATORY MESSAGE: Monday, 10th July, 2017.
Today, the Supreme Court has by its judgment brought to an end our struggle for the office of the governor of Edo State which began on 28 September, 2016.
I accept in good faith this decision of the highest court of our country, which affirms Mr Godwin Obaseki as the Governor of Edo State. I therefore congratulate Mr Godwin Obaseki and assure him of my goodwill.
I also want to use this opportunity to thank all our supporters and party men and women for their immense support for our struggle right from the time of the election to this day that it ended at the Supreme Court. Let me assure them of my acknowledgement of their various sacrifices and promise that I will always be there for them.
I thank all Edo people who have been part of our struggle all the way. In our various ways we should keep the fire burning in the quest for an Edo State of our dreams.
Finally, I thank God for His grace that gave me the opportunity to seek the office. To Him be all honour and Glory.
God bless Edo State.
Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu

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