The Youth Wing of Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide has congratulated Sen. Hope Uzodinma on his Supreme Court victory on Tuesday, saying that it is a `victory well deserved’.
Concise News reports that it said that the Supreme Court had once again reassured the masses that the court remained the last hope of the common man.
The National Publicity Secretary of the group, Chief Osmond Nkeoma made this known in a statement in Owerri on Tuesday.
He thanked God for the success of Uzodinma of the All Progressives Congress (APC) at the apex court maintaining that the former senator was a man so much loved by the Imo people.
He said that Igbo youths had no doubt in the capacity of Uzodinma to deliver the true dividends of democracy to the people of the state.
The group expressed gratitude to God for the victory and called on all Imo people to join hands and support the new governor whom they described as an `experienced lawmaker’.
They said he was also prepared to confront the challenges facing the state.
This online news medium recalls that the Supreme Court on Tuesday sacked Chief Emeka Ihedioha of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as the governor of the state and declared Uzodinma as the winner of the March 9, 2019 gubernatorial election.
Lawan congratulates Uzodinma
Meanwhile, in related news, President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has congratulated Sen. Uzodinma on his victory at the Supreme Court as the governor of Imo.
Lawan, in a congratulatory message by his Special Adviser (Media) Ola Awoniyi also congratulated the APC in the state for peacefully retrieving its mandate through the constitutionally stipulated judicial process.
The senate president said the unanimous decision of the seven-member panel of the highest court in the land had cleared any doubt on the victory of the APC in the election.
“This is a victory for democracy, the rule of law, the All Progressives Congress and the good people of Imo.
“The new governor-elect should be magnanimous in victory and see his mandate as a call to serve his people conscientiously and to the best of his ability,” Lawan said.
He also praised the Nigerian judiciary for reasserting itself as a sacred chapel for judicious resolution of disputes.