By Rejoice Egbaseimokumor

Special Adviser to the Minister for Petroleum Resources (Oil), State on Niger Delta Affair, Barr. Pereotubo Roland Oweilaemi, former President of the Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) Worldwide has congratulated His Excellency, President Bola Tinubu on his supreme court victory.

Barr. Pereotubo Roland Oweilaemi, Special Adviser to Sen. Heineken Lokpobiri (PhD), Minister for Petroleum Resources (Oil) on Niger Delta Affairs issued the congratulatory message to newsmen in Abuja earlier today, a copy of which was sent to The Liberator Newspapers Worldwide.

The former IYC President had called on Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, Peter Obi as well as Rabi’u Kwankwanso to accept the outcome of the supreme court judgement, adding that they should all join forces with President Bola Tinubu in developing the country.

However, Barr. Oweilaemi explained that Nigeria is in dare need of development, stressing that distracting Tinubu and the Presidency with needless court cases is not good for the development of Nigeria.

Oweilaemi had called on the trio to compress their plans together and work with President Bola Tinubu in achieving the Nigeria of our dream.

Nevertheless, Barr. Pereotubo had particularly appreciated Sen. Heineken Lokpobiri, Honourable Minister of Petroleum Resources for state( oil) for finding him worthy to serve under him as Special Adviser on Niger Delta Affairs.

“As far as I am concern , Tunubu means well for Nigeria and he has what it takes to turn around the fortunes of the country.

“I am also using this medium to thank the Honourable minister of petroleum resources for state( oil) Sen. Heineken Lokpobiri PhD for finding me worthy to serve under him as special adviser on Niger Delta Affairs. ” Oweilaemi added.

The Supreme Court, yesterday, agreed with the September 6 verdict of the Presidential Election Petition Court, PEPC, on all counts. The seven-man panel of the apex court led by Justice Inyang Okoro, in unanimous judgment, resolved the seven issues for determination in the appeals filed by the Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar; and his Labour Party, LP, counterpart, Mr. Peter Obi, in favour of Tinubu .

The legal tango started in March when Atiku, Obi, the Allied Peoples Movement, APM, and two others approached the PEPC to challenge the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC’s declaration of Tinubu as the winner of the February 25 presidential poll.

The INEC had on March 1 announced that Tinubu of the APC won the presidential contest ahead of 17 other candidates. It declared that Tinubu scored 8,794,726 votes to defeat Atiku Abubakar, who got 6,984,520 votes, and Mr. Peter Obi, who came third with 6,101,533 votes.