Court Dismisses Melaye’s Suit Challenging Adeyemi’s Election
The immediate past SSA on Security to His Excellency, Alhaji Yahaya Bello in Kabba/Bunu local government, Hon. Ariyo Adebayo has sent his congratulatory message to Distinguished Senator Smart Adeyemi as the Appeal Court upheld the judgment of the Tribunal court where it dismissed the petition challenging the victory of Senator. Smart Adeyemi during the November 16, 2019 National Assembly Election.
The APC candidate polled 88,373 votes to beat his PDP rival who scored 62,133 votes.
Ariyo In a statement, described the outcome of the Appellate court as “well deserved” while commending the All Progressive Congress (APC) supporters particular in Kogi West and Kogi State in general to continue to support the Governor. Yahaya Adoza Bello led adminstration to drives home more dividends of democracy, he asserted.
He also used the medium to appreciated the masses and Party faithfuls who trooped out in their large number to exercise their civic rights in a peaceful manner, notwithstanding the pockets of unrest recorded in some locations.
In the same vein, Ariyo congratulated the Executive Governor of Kogi State, His Excellency Governor, Yahaya Adoza Bello for his commitment and doggedness in ensuring that the party recorded victory at the polls.
He therefore, charged other candidates who lost in the election to accept the Appeal court judgement as declared in good faith and join the Next Level Agenda in moving the state forward.
Hon. Adebayo Ariyo in his final remarks, wish Senator Smart Adeyemi, His Excellency, and APC family all the best as he continue on a fruitful tenure.
Once again, Congratulations!!!.
Hon Ariyo Adebayo
Fmr SSA Security, Kabba/Bunu local government