The All Progressives Congress, APC, member representing Ughelli North, Ughelli South and Udu Federal Constituency in the House of Representative, Hon. (Rev) Francis Ejiroghene Waive, said the judiciary is the last hope of our people.
The Appeal Court sitting in Benin, Edo State, Monday, re-affirmed the victory of Waive and dismissed the applied filed by Samuel Mariere, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, challenging his victory in February 23, 2019 National Assembly elections for lack of merit.
Reacting to the Appeal Court judgment, Hon. Waive in a statement signed by Mr Bunor Agbomedarho, one of his Senior Aides said that the judgment has reaffirmed his believe that the judiciary is the last hope of the common man.
According to him, Honourable (Rev) Francis Ejiroghene Waive is pleased with the well-informed decision of the Court of Appeal Benin City, which today re-affirmed his victory on the February 23, 2019 Elections. The Judiciary is indeed the last hope of our people.
“We salute all our supporters that have taken out time in prayers and support. Once again, we reassure you that we shall not let them down.
“We also congratulate our Brothers /Sisters in all the other political parties for their sportsmanship. We have all played our respective roles well. Today has officially closed all issues relating to and emanating from the 2019 elections. We must now be fully focused on delivering dividends of democracy to our people.
“More than ever before, this judgment will spur me to higher performance, increased zeal and more commitment to see our people benefit immensely from the next level administration.
“Let me once again thank all Stakeholders for their unwavering support,” the statement added.