Anambra Election: Accept Election Result, Avoid Litigation, Former PDP's Spokesperson Metuh tells Uba

Anambra Election: Accept Election Result, Avoid Litigation, Former PDP's Spokesperson Metuh tells Uba

  • Senator Andy Uba has refused to accept the result of the just concluded governorship election in Anambra state, noting it is a farce
  • But in reaction, Chief Olisah Metuh has reached out to Uba urging him to accept the election result and avoid a court case
  • The PDP chieftain further appealed to Uba that his decision to contest the result in court would be against the will of the Anambra people

Abuja- A former spokesperson of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Olisa Metuh has appealed to the All Progressives Congress candidate in the just concluded Anambra governorship election, Andy Uba, to repeal any decision rejecting results of the election.

The PDP chieftain urged Uba not to set the stage for prolonged litigation over the outcome of the election.

The Punch reports that he made the appeal in a statement issued by his special assistant, Ebiloma Abdullahi, in Abuja on Friday, November 12.

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Anambra Election: Accept Election Result, avoid court case Metuh advise Uba
Professor Charles Soludo was declared the winner of the just concluded governorship election in Anambra state. Photo credit: Soludo TV
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Metuh maintained that he was not contesting the inalienable right of a participant to protest the outcome of any electoral process, PM News reported also.

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He, however, said that contesting the election result would appear counter-productive and against the overwhelming opinion of Anambra people.

Part of the statement reads:

“Irrespective of any perceived imperfections of that election, the fact that the outcome embodied the verdict of the greater majority of Ndi Anambra is distinctly clear.
“And, having spoken through their votes, the ultimate aspiration of Ndi Anambra at the moment is to leverage on the current outcome to move the state forward along the line of peace, stability and progress."

He pleaded with Uba as a leader to, in the interest, wellbeing and development of Ndi Anambra, sheathe his sword.

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Metuh urged him to allow wise counsel to prevail on him by accepting the verdict of the election and joining hands with other leaders to move the state forward.

I love you papa, Soludo says as he celebrates 90-year-old father

Meanwhile, had earlier reported that the people of Anambra state have elected Charles Chukwuma Soludo as their next governor, offering the topmost position to a man whose record of accomplishments dwarfed other contestants.

Soludo would not have become what he is today without the efforts of his father. If not for anything, for the fact that his father was responsible for bringing him into this world.

Today, Soludo has given his father his due, finding time to celebrate him despite the hectic schedule of the election.


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