The Governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party in the last gubernatorial election in Ondo state, Eyitayo Jegede has congratulated Governor Rotimi Akeredolu on his victory at the Supreme Court.
In a statement personally issued by him, Jegede said the outcome of the judgement has not in any way diminished his respect and reverence for the judiciary and justices of the supreme court.
He said, “Now that we have explored the grievance procedure permitted by the constitution and the law, it is time to give glory to God.“We thank specially our legal team, under the leadership of Dr. Onyechi Ikpeazu, OON, SAN, FCIArb, for their commitment, industry and dedication to our cause.
Over and above all, we thank them for their sacrifice.“We are thankful to the people of Ondo State for their steadfastness, we were in this for service and for the collective interest of the majority of our people.
The outcome of today’s judgement should not deter good and well-meaning individuals from aspiring for leadership in our State and in our Country. For all our people who have stood strong, we salute you.“We thank the National and State leadership, and the generality of the members of PDP for providing us with great support.
For our governors who provided the required leadership and kept faith with our aspiration, GRATITUDE, history will judge you right.“With this outcome, our respect and reverence for the judiciary and our justices of the supreme court has not diminished.
“I congratulate HE Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN. The statement read.