Benue State Governor, Rev.Fr. Hyacinth Alia, has congratulated the governor of Imo State, Hope Uzodinma, over his victory in Saturday’s governorship election.
This was disclosed in a statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Tersoo Kula.
The statement said, “Governor Alia describes the landslide victory of Governor Uzodinma, who polled 540,308 votes as against the PDP’s 71,508 and the Labour party’s 64,081 votes as heartwarming, adding that the large margin is an indication of the trust and love the people of Imo have in the policies and programmes of Governor Uzodinma and the APC as a party.
“He assures the governor of his unalloyed support and a robust working relationship for the progress of their respective states and Nigeria in general.
“While also praying that God almighty should continue to grant Governor Uzodinma good health and a long political life as he steers the affairs of the State
“Governor Alia charges him to use the victory as a platform to continue to offer purposeful leadership to the good people of Imo State and beyond.