The Oba of Benin, His Royal Majesty, Oba Ewuare II, on Saturday referred to as on the candidate of the Peoples Democratic party within the last Edo State governorship election, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, to simply accept the ruling of the state Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal.
Oba Ewuare II made the decision in a observation signed via the manager Press Secretary to the Benin Monarchy, Mr. Desmond Agbama.
The tribunal had on Friday pushed aside the petition filed with the aid of the PDP and Ize-Iyamu in opposition to the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Godwin Obaseki, for lack of benefit.
The Chairman of the three-man panel, Justice Ahmed Badamasi, who delivered the judgment, also affirmed the election of Obaseki.
The PDP and its candidate had rejected the ruling and vowed to pursue the case up to the Supreme courtroom.
however the Benin monarch advised Ize-Iyamu to just accept the decision of the tribunal as “there used to be no victor and no vanquished.”
He mentioned, “In an election, there is not any victor and no vanquished. Ize-Iyamu will have to settle for the decision of the tribunal in excellent faith and forge in advance within the job of providing democratic dividends for the people.”
Oba Ewuare II, then again, congratulated Obaseki, whose victory he stated got here at a time when his services had been wanted probably the most.
He additionally advised the APC to beef up the governor within the provision of normal infrastructure and jobs for the unemployed in the state.
then again, Ize-Iyamu might not be reached for his comments on the matter. He had additionally but to reply to a textual content message despatched to his mobile as of the time of filling this report.