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Okorocha dedicates Appeal Court victory to opponents, Imo people

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A former Governor of Imo State and Senator representing Imo West Senatorial District, Owelle Rochas Okorocha has said that his victory at the Appeal Court is for his two brothers, Hon Jones Onyeriri and Senator Osita Izunaso -candidates of PDP and APGA respectively, in the Imo West Senatorial District election, who had challenged his election victory up to the Appeal Court.

Okorocha in a statement by his media aide, Sam Onwuemeodo, in Abuja, also said that his Appeal Court victory is equally for the good people of Imo West Senatorial District and indeed, Imo people in general, who he said, have remained supportive irrespective of their political affiliations.

He added that the Appeal Court judgement has also added fibre to the nation’s democracy, because like the tribunal, the Appeal Court was able to detach blackmail from the home truth.

The statement noted that barely one month after the National Assembly Election Petition Tribunal had authenticated the victory of the Senator; the Appeal Court Thursday also upheld the judgement of the tribunal in favour of the former governor.

Okorocha described the Judiciary as a blessing to the nation’s democracy and said that he would remain thankful to the judiciary for playing a leading role in deepening the nation’s democracy and its ethos.

The former governor once again assured that he would continue to use God-given positions to serve God and humanity.

He eulogized his two brothers, Senator Izunaso and Hon. Onyeriri for their maturity and for being good sons of Orlu zone and appealed to them to share the joy of the moment with him, for the good of Orlu zone people in particular and Imo people in general.

He once again assured that he would not let them down for any reason.

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Mariam Olaitan is a news writer who gathers and disseminates current happenings around the world.

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