Supreme Court Victory: Governor Wike Congratulates Akwa Ibom, Abia Governors

Supreme Court Victory: Governor Wike Congratulates Akwa Ibom, Abia Governors

By News Release on February 4, 2016
Governor Nyesom Wike

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has described the validation of the elections of Governors Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom and Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State as the consolidation of the will of the people through the judicial process.

In a congratulatory message to the two governors on Wednesday night  after the affirmation of their elections, Governor Wike praised the Supreme Court for always upholding the supremacy of the rule of  law  in the nation’s democracy.

Governor Wike rejoiced with his Akwa Ibom and Abia State colleagues on their deserved victory  at the Supreme  Court, urging  them  to  be magnanimous in victory  by continuing  to run  inclusive  governments  in their  respective states.

He particularly congratulated the  people  of  Akwa Ibom  and Abia States on the Supreme Court judgments, saying  that they  are the ultimate  victors and beneficiaries of  the process because  their mandates were deservedly  upheld.

A statement  signed  by  Simeon Nwakaudu, Special Assistant to the Rivers State Governor on Electronic Media noted that Peoples Democratic Party, PDP,  remains  the  party of choice, because  its programmes and  projects are pro-people.

The governor  said  that the Supreme Court through  her judgments  has strengthened the nation’s democracy.


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