The Supreme Court attested Governor Yahaya Bello as appropriately chosen victor of the November 16, 2019 surveys. Its decision promoted an earlier reasoning of the Abuja Division of the Court of Appeal, which on July 4, disregarded the situation of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and also its prospect, Musa Wada, and also confirmed the bulk decision of the Kogi State Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal attesting Bello’s victory.
As I send my genuine congratulation to Governor Yahaya Omeiza Bello, his able replacement Chief Edward Onoja, the management of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and also all Kogi state kids and also children, I state that both eventswon a victory Anyone can point to Governor Bello and also designer Musa and also their events as losers and also champions specifically, last Friday’s reasoning gave a victory to all involved somehow. Just as Bello won the affirmation of his seat, Wada won the authenticity of being a identified prospect in the Kogi State gubernatorial race and also regard as a champ of freedom. They both showed patriotic audacity by competition for the top task of the state while others encounter their personal events and also, more significantly, neither of them tossed outbursts or struck each various other throughout the lawful tussle.
For Wada specifically, this is not a defeat: he adhered to the lawful course in look for justice where others might have resorted to physical violence. Again, he battled to the end of justice where others might have gave up along the road. He is, consequently, a worthwhile recommendation point for future political leaders– exactly how to and also exactly how not to competition selecting distinctions. In a nation where quarreling in between political leaders frequently rise right into public physical violence, Wada’s technique is a victory for him as well. He wins my regard.
Now that we have a judgment, there must be a closure on the issue of the 2019 Kogi state governorship political election. Late Justice Chukwudifu Oputa of honored memory once specified, “We (Supreme Court) are final not because we are foolproof, instead we are foolproof because we are final.” This is the end of the tussle. It is, consequently, time for the fans of these champions to drop their swords and also supplies hands of relationship; to end their jeers and also joy Kogi with each other; to break wall surfaces of unnecessary dissonance and also neighborhood in harmony for real administration to prosper.
This not the time to celebrate and also prompt the various other party, neither is it a time to gripe and also sabotage initiatives to move Kogi to the next degree. We should all become aware that no state in rancour establishes. They have showed etiquette, respect and also utmost regard on their own and also we the fans should duplicate the design template of these leaders. Now it is time to close rankings and also help our usual success.
While the situation was continuous, it hung like a sword of Damocles over the head of the Chief Executive Officer of the state. It given a legitimate, also sensible, ground for a overall paralysis of state features and also duties due to the unpredictability of the most likely outcome of the situation. The Supreme Court judgment, and also the etiquette revealed by all up until now, validates that the people of Kogi value a vital and also solid state that is flourishing and also safe for all. The means is led for a closing of rates throughout party lines and also for all stakeholders to style a bi-partisan technique to resolving the issues facing our dear state.
Regardless of our political associations, Kogi state is the usual aspect unifying us. We should construct it, with each other, to an excellent condition to name a few in theFederation As President Muhammadu Buhari advised adhering to Governor Bello’s victory at the 2019 Presidential surveys, we should be generous invictory I call on the Governor to consider methods to bring every person on board for the usual but immediate job of creating Kogi.
About the writer: Abdullahi Ojoanyonu HARUNA is a public events expert, public connections planner, and also media business owner. He holds a Bachelor Degree in Mass Communication and also a Masters in International Affairs and also Diplomacy from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, and also an Industrial Leadership certification from the Lehigh University, Pennsylvania, USA. He is a participant of Nigeria Institute of Public Relations, the Managing Editor of the APC Progressives Magazine and also participant of the World Bank Youth Forum.’
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