The Rivers State Elections Petitions Tribunal sitting in Abuja has affirmed the victory of federal lawmaker – Hon. Awaji-inombek D. Abiante of the PDP representing Andoni-Opobo/Nkoro Federal Constituency in the just concluded election.
The Tribunal in its ruling dismissed the petition filed by Hon. Maclean Uranta of the APC.
Abiante disclosed this in a statement Today.
His statement reads,
This morning the Elections Petitions Tribunal Court sitting in Abuja dismissed the petition filed by Hon. Maclean Uranta, APC Candidate for the Constituency in the last election against my due nomination and election by the people of Andoni-Opobo/Nkoro Federal Constituency on February 25th, 2023.
I sincerely appreciate everyone who has supported us throughout this process especially our indefatigable Governor, His Excellency, Amaopusenibo Siminalayi Fubara GSSRS and our leader, the Honorable Minister of the FCT, Chief Barr. Nyesom Ezenwo Wike CON, GSSRS, POS Africa and the ever supportive leaders of our party (PDP) in the state and particularly in Andoni and Opobo-Nkoro Local Government Areas.
I, in same vein appeal to my beloved brother, Hon. Maclean Uranta to join us to work together in the interest of peace and development of our Constituency even as I pledge to partner with him and every other stakeholder in the Constituency to drive development to our communities.
Also worthy of special appreciation are our constituents who actually came out in their numbers to cast their votes for us which the Tribunal affirmed today in their ruling, this honour and privilege I will never toy with and will do all within our powers to represent you more efficiently and effectively.
For me, there is no victor, no vanquish because we are a united Andoni-Opobo/Nkoro FederalConstituency.