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Enugu guber: UDP candidate withdraws petition from tribunal

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By Chinedu Adonu

The governorship candidate of one of the opposition political parties in Enugu State, in the just concluded general election, United Democratic Party, UDP, Pastor Donatus Madubuike Ozoemena, has congratulated Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi on his re-election, declaring his “full support” for his administration.

CONGRATULATION: Enugu State Governor and Governor-elect, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi (left) being congratulated by the governorship candidate of United Democratic Party, UDP, Pastor Donatus Ozoemena at the Government House, Enugu, shortly after he withdrew his petition from the Election Tribunal, yesterday.

Addressing newsmen when he paid a congratulatory visit to Gov. Ugwuanyi at the Government House, Enugu yesterday, Pastor Ozoemena, who was reported to have instituted a legal action against the outcome of the governorship election in the state, disclosed that “I have instructed my Legal Team to discontinue the matter at the Election Tribunal with a view to working hand-in-hand with our governor for the benefit of the people of Enugu State”.

The UDP governorship candidate added that his decision was based on “the governor’s art of sportsmanship” and his belief that “our present Governor, Rt. Hon. Ifeanyi Lawrence Ugwuanyi is someone you can also trust”.



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