Vanguard (Lagos)

26 January 2013

Nigeria: Oshiomhole - Esogban of Benin Hails Judgment

Benin-City — THE Esogban of Benin Kingdom and Chairman of the Benin Forum, the apex organization in Benin Kingdom, Chief David Edebiri says Governor Adams Oshiomhole's Wednesday's victory at the state Election Petition Tribunal has opened a new vista in the politics of Edo state.

African Network for Environment and Economic Justice (ANEEJ), while reacting to the judgment said the nation's judiciary has demonstrated that it remains the bastion of hope to Nigerians following the victory of Governor Adams Oshiomhole at the governorship election Tribunal yesterday.

Chief Edebiri in a statement, said the government's victory has "clinically demolished the evil clique of politicians who held our dear state hostage for more than eleven years and looted its treasury with impunity.

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