Supreme Court Judgement: Mixed Reactions trails Sandy Onor’s congratulations to Gov Bassey Otu

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…congratulatory message sparked a spectrum of reactions from supporters and critics alike.


Critics of the political opposition in Cross River and the guber election candidate, Sandy Ojang Onor, have questioned the timing of the latter’s congratulatory message to incumbent governor Bassey Otu, suggesting that an earlier acknowledgment, post-election, would have made more sense. They viewed it as a strategic move for damage control NEGROIDHAVEN can report authoritatively.

Others emphasized the extensive resources, time, and energy invested in post-election legal battles, considering it a significant distraction.

On the 12th of January 2024, the Supreme Court delivered a judgment affirming the election victory of Senator Bassey Edet Otu as the Governor of Cross River state. In light of this legal victory, Senator Sandy Ojang Onor, the opposition candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), issued a heartfelt congratulatory message to Governor Otu and his Deputy, Rt. (Hon.) Peter Odey.

Senator Onor expressed his sincere congratulations on the successful electoral journey, commending the Governor and Deputy Governor for navigating through primaries, the main election, and ultimately securing victory at the Supreme Court. He extended gratitude to the clergy, youths, elders, party faithful, and others who supported their genuine aspirations for the development of Cross River State.

Senator Sandy Ojang Onor’s congratulatory message to Gov Bassey Otu after the 12th January 2024 Supreme Court Judgement

Supporters commended Senator Onor for displaying sportsmanship, acknowledging his opponent’s perseverance, hard work, and right to win. Some appreciated the genuine show of respect and the values of integrity and empathy embedded in the message.

Some supporters acknowledged Senator Onor’s commitment to democracy, describing him as a hero of democracy in Cross River State.

Mention of Senator Onor’s fight and resilience throughout the election phases garnered praise for his dedication to the political process.

Onor’s congratulatory message has brought attention to the broader political dynamics within the state, highlighting key players like Barrister Venatius Ikem, the Caterpillar Movement, and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), as Senator Onor’s congratulatory message illustrates the complexity of post-election sentiments, reflecting on sportsmanship, political dynamics, and the ongoing journey to shape the future of Cross River. As the state moves forward, the impact of this political chapter remains subject to interpretation by both supporters and critics.