In a momentous turn of events, the Tribunal Court sitting in Asaba has unequivocally upheld the mandate bestowed upon Honourable Matthew Onojighofia Omonade, the representative of Ughelli North Constituency 1. The ruling, which came to light on Sunday, October 1, 2023, has reaffirmed the people’s overwhelming support for the visionary leader.
With this resounding affirmation, Honourable Omonade has extended a heartfelt call to his political opponent, Mr. Michael Elijah Idiovwa, urging unity and collaboration for the betterment of Ughelli North Constituency 1. His words resonate with a spirit of unity, progress, and the shared goal of improving the welfare of the community.
“I wish to use this medium to call on my political opponent to please work with me and avoid any further distractions through litigations,” Honourable Omonade stated. “I believe that, like me, my brother and opponent in the other political party is also motivated to improve the welfare of our people and communities through impactful and responsive representation. So, I humbly call on him to join hands with me, to achieve great success for our constituency.”
In extending his olive branch to his opponent, Hon. Omonade averred that “I am cheered by the fact that it is the constitutional right of my opponent to do so. I have no hate or grudges against him or anybody. I only have love to manifest! This, to me, is the true definition of strength.”
Furthermore, Omonade voiced his apprehension regarding the adverse repercussions of litigation, emphasizing that scarce resources that should be allocated for the development of the Constituency are instead expended on legal battles. In his words, “Though I am somehow pained when the distractions of political litigations eat deeply into the precious time and resources that should be deployed to impact the lives of our people.”
Honourable Omonade’s commitment to unity and progress is emblematic of a true leader. He has always maintained that his political aspirations are grounded in the desire to make tangible, positive impacts on the lives of the people and communities he serves. His words reflect the strength that lies in fostering unity, even amidst political differences.
The ruling by the Tribunal Court serves as a mark of success not just for Honourable Omonade but for the entire constituency. It is a resounding testament to the will of the people and their collective vision for a brighter future.
As Ughelli North Constituency 1 moves forward, the call for unity and collaboration echoes strongly. With the mandate reaffirmed, Honourable Omonade’s priority remains the betterment of the lives of his constituents and Deltans at large through dedicated legislative engagements.
Once again, the people of Ughelli North Constituency 1 have shown their unwavering support for Honourable Matthew Onojighofia Omonade, and he, in turn, expresses his heartfelt gratitude to his political leaders, legal counsels, friends, and all who have stood by him throughout this journey.
With profound hope, Hon. Omonade earnestly calls upon his opponent, Mr. Michael Elijah Idiovwa, to consider setting aside the pursuit of further legal action, and instead, join hands for the greater good of the cherished people of the Constituency, whom he, too, holds close to his heart.