‘I hold no grudge’ – Gov Eno tells opponents after victory at Supreme Court


Governor Umo Eno of Akwa Ibom has commended the judiciary and the Akwa Ibom people following the Supreme Court judgement that confirmed him as the validly elected governor of the state in the March 18, 2023, governorship election.

Eno, in a statement released by his Chief Press Secretary, Ekerete Udoh, on Thursday, commended President Bola Tinubu for his inclusive leadership and his predecessor, Udom Emmanuel for his encouragement.

“This victory is an affirmation and vindication of that huge and unassailable mandate. Let me thank the Nigerian judiciary for the great and enduring work it has done to deepen and protect the guardrails of our democracy; the judiciary indeed remains the last hope of the common man. We will continue to have hope and trust in them,” Governor Eno said.

Dedicating his victory to God Almighty and the people of Akwa Ibom State, the governor thanked past leaders of there state, Obong Victor Attah and the Senate President, Godswill Akpabio for their support and encouragement.

“Once again, I call on our brothers, who aspired to lead this great state with me, to come and join hands with me to continue the task of building this state and help bring more developments across sectors. We hold no malice or grudge but love, even for those who did not support me.


“ In any political contest, a winner must emerge and it has pleased God to hand me the baton of leadership today. I promise to use this baton to work to cement the blocks of our continuous unity, shared dreams, development and growth,” the governor stated.

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