Urges him to grant Edo Judiciary independence
By Gabriel Ewepu – Abuja
A Social Crusader and Founder of One Love Foundation, OLF, Patriot Patrick Eholor, Friday, congratulated the Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, over his victory on the Supreme Court.
Eholor who described Obaseki’s victory as resounding additionally urged him to grant the Edo State judiciary independence.
The Supreme Court on Friday struck out the attraction filed by the All Progressive Congress, APC, and its candidate, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, in opposition to the end result of the September 19, 2020 governorship election, which returned Godwin Obaseki of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, as Governor of Edo State, for missing in advantage.
The apex courtroom in a unanimous judgment delivered by Justice Emmanuel Agim, stated it discovered no cause to set-aside the concurrent judgments of the Federal High Court and the Court of Appeal in Abuja, which earlier dismissed the allegation that Obaseki tendered false credentials to the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in support of his disqualification for the governorship election that held in Edo State on September 19, 2020.
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He stated: “I need to congratulate the Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, for a convincing victory on the Supreme Court. I additionally need to remind him that the judiciary in Edo State needs to be unbiased, have its autonomy.
“And I also want to plead to his conscience that the likes of PDP and APC we have qualified people to be our commissioners.”
He (Eholor) additionally assured the Governor of help if issues are executed correctly to maneuver the State ahead, “We are going to support you and I am going to support you when things are right.”
He additionally suggested the Governor to focus and focus on delivering dividends of democracy following his victory on the Supreme Court.
“ I also want to reassure you again that now that there is no more litigation it is time now to deliver the dividends of good governance to Edo people but if not we are also willing to come out and criticize you constructively if you fail to deliver your campaign promises”, he acknowledged.
Meanwhile, he prayed God to information Obaseki and likewise assist him ship Edo individuals from the jaws and paws of insecurity, “Again, I wish you and your administration well, and I pray that there will be no differences between us we are all Edolites and I pray that God will guide you and give you the needed strength to lead and deliver the people from the insecurity that we face today.”
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