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Don’t go to court, ex-governorship aspirant urges APC candidate Uba



Chief Rommy Okoli, a former Anambra governorship aspirant, has suggested Sen. Andy Uba to settle for the results of the just-concluded governorship ballot.

Okoli, who’s a chieftain of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, gave the recommendation in an interview with newsmen in Awka on Wednesday.

He described Soludo’s victory as “profound and extensively accepted by Anambra folks and lovers of democracy.”

He, subsequently, urged Uba, the All Progressives Congress’ flag bearer, who got here third within the election, to drop his plans to contest the end result in court docket.

“I’m sure that Uba won’t obtain something by embarking on litigations in opposition to Soludo, who gained the election.

“Doing that can as a substitute make folks hate him extra.

“Anambra folks have spoken in unison, I congratulate the winner and name for restitution, reconciliation, reconstruction and rebuilding of Anambra that everybody shall be pleased with,” he stated.

Okoli urged different contestants within the ballot to assist Soludo within the curiosity of peace and progress of Anambra.

According to him, there’s a lot work to do, therefore the governor wouldn’t want distractions.

Dragging the governor-elect to court docket by anybody shall be counterproductive and certainly a distraction,” he stated.

He stated though the Bimodal Voter Authentication System expertise adopted by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for the ballot hampered the method, “it had a common impact on all of the candidates.

“It is true that INEC carried out beneath expectation however their inefficiency affected all of the candidates, Soludo was not accountable for the challenges.

“The election has come and gone and a winner emerged.

“It is now incumbent on all the great folks of Anambra and pals of the state to rally around the governor-elect,” he stated.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recollects that Okoli, whose aspiration ended on the APGA screening stage, later endorsed Mr Valentine Ozigbo of the Peoples Democratic Party, forward of the election.

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