The acting Chairman of the Ogun State chapter of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), Alhaji Akeem Bodunrin, popularly known as Iyeru has congratulated Governor Dapo Abiodun over his victory on Saturday at the election petition tribunal.
The three-member tribunal, led by Justice Yusuf Halilu struck out the petition filed by the Allied Peoples Movement (APM) Governorship candidate, Hon. Abiodun Akinlade challenging the victory Governor Abiodun.
Akinlade had headed to the Tribunal where he challenged the victory of Abiodun on the grounds that the election was marred by electoral malpractices.
Bodunrin, in a statement made available to journalists in Abeokuta, described the judgment as victory for the rule of law and urged the people of the State to support the Abiodun-led adminstration.
His words, “This is victory for democracy. This victory is a pointer to the fact that we still have credible judges in the temple of justice.”
“This is the time to join hands with Governor Abiodun to move the state forward. His achievements in 100 days in office speaks volume of what to expect from him. Prince Dapo knows his onions, he will bring his business acumen to bear in the running of the State.”
“I congratulate our Governor, the APC and the good people of Ogun state,” he said.