Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has reacted to the ruling of the Supreme Court, the Governor in his reaction attributed his victory to God.
Recall that Naija News had earlier reported that the apex court affirmed the victory of Governor Ortom and the Peoples Democratic Party in the general elections.
The seven-man panel in its ruling noted that it agrees with the concurrent judgements of the two lower courts.
The Governor who reacted to the court ruling through his Chief Press Secretary, Terver Akase, gave gratitude to God for giving him the opportunity to serve the state for a second term.
He appreciated the people of the state for supporting him during the challenging moments and promised not to let the people down.
“We return all the glory to Almighty God and I appreciate Benue people who were vessels in God’s hands to give us this victory. I remain grateful and I owe them good governance, dividends of democracy and cooperation in ensuring that we add value to the development of Benue State.”
The Benue State Governor reaffirmed his confidence in the Judiciary which has proven that it is a true pillar of democracy.
He appreciated members of PDP and other stakeholders for the support they gave to him during the trial time.
Ortom called on the opposition political parties in the state to join hands with him to develop the state.
The Governor, therefore, reassured the people that his administration would continue to aggressively address development challenges in various spheres of the economy.