By Ojukwu Emmanuel Chiadikaobi
In a gracious acknowledgment of the Supreme Court’s verdict, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, the gubernatorial candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Delta State, has congratulated Governor Sheriff Oborevwori on his triumph.
In a statement released and signed by Omo-Agege, he characterized the victory as the culmination of a protracted struggle aimed at providing the best governance for the people of Delta State. Encouraging Deltans to respect the Supreme Court’s decision, Omo-Agege urged them to contribute to the promotion of peace throughout the beloved state.
Emphasizing the importance of collective interest over personal agendas, Omo-Agege expressed his well wishes to Governor Oborevwori as a fellow democrat. He invoked blessings from the Almighty, praying for good health, strength, and wisdom for the governor in leading the state.
In addressing the Supreme Court’s decision to dismiss their appeal concerning the March 18, 2023, Delta State Governorship Election, Omo-Agege acknowledged the court as the final arbiter whose decisions all citizens must accept, regardless of personal expectations of justice.
Highlighting the significance of unity, peace, and the overall welfare of the state, Omo-Agege stressed their importance over individual or group interests. He urged a responsible acceptance of the court’s decision, thanking those who supported his principled defense of their beliefs in truth, honor, and justice as democrats.
Omo-Agege expressed gratitude to his family, President Bola Tinubu, the national and state leadership of APC, the Campaign Organization, legal team, running mate, and various leaders and supporters. Recognizing their sacrifices, he concluded with a commendation for the collective effort, stating, “We ran a great race. Hold your head high as a man of honor. I pray the Almighty God rewards your faithfulness and loyalty beyond ordinary human comprehension.”