Ekweremadu congratulates Ugwuanyi on overwhelming victory
March. 10, 2019
The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has congratulated the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate, Rt. Hon. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, on his reelection as governor of Enugu State, describing his victory as comprehensive and well-deserved.
DAILY POST reports that Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State was declared winner of the Saturday governorship election conducted in the State.
In the final results announced on Sunday, the Governor swept the polls in the entire 17 Local government Areas of the State.
The results were announced at the State Collation Centre office of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in Enugu.
Prof. Joseph Ahaneku, the Vice Chancellor of the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, who is the the State Collation/Returning Officer, gave total number of registered voters as 1,944,803, while the accredited voters stood at 478,241.
According to him, while the APC got 10,423, the PDP polled 449,935. He declared Ugwuanyi as winner, having met all the conditions.http://dailypost.ng/2019/03/10/breaking-enugu-decides-gov-ugwuanyi-returns-clears-17-lgs/
Ekweremadu, who took to his social media handles, @iamekweremadu, to congratulate Ugwuanyi upon his declaration as the winner of the governorship contest by the State Collation Officer, Prof. Joseph Ahaneku, said it was a reward for one good term.
“I join the good people of Enugu and our great party, PDP, in congratulating Rt. Hon. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi on his comprehensive victory and reelection as Governor of Enugu State.
“This is a well-deserved reward for one good term and purposeful leadership, for he has done very well. He is in touch with the people and the State has enjoyed peace.
“It is victory for the masses of Enugu and I can only wish him even more fruitful, peaceful, and eventful new term as he continues on the path of excellence,” he said.
Ekweremadu thanked the people of Enugu for their overwhelming support, noting that “clearing all the State House of Assembly seats in addition to the entire National Assembly seats in the State also won a fortnight ago is a further confirmation that Enugu is totally PDP and firmly in the hands of God”.