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BREAKING: Hon. Solomon Izuchukwu Onah Receives Certificate of Return

Declared Member-Elect of Enugu State House of Assembly

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December 05 2023

In a historic moment that ignited celebrations amongst supporters, Hon. Solomon Izuchukwu Onah has been issued certificate of return as Member-Elect of the Enugu State House of Assembly by the Independent Electoral Commission (INEC). This comes earlier today at the Enugu State office of the Commission, in compliance with the recent ruling of the Appeal Court judgment in Lagos on November 24, 2023.

The ruling upheld the decision of the election petition tribunal, which nullified the election of Obinna Ijere on the grounds of ineligibility. Instead, the court held that Hon. Onah, should be returned elected as the rightful member representing Udenu Constituency at the State House of Assembly.

Amidst great anticipation and enthusiasm, supporters of Hon. Onah gathered at the gate of the Commission, patiently waiting for the arrival of their newly elected representative. As the certificate of return was presented to Hon. Onah at approximately 11:30am Local time, this morning, supporters erupted in joyous celebration. The atmosphere was charged with excitement as they seized the opportunity to capture moments through photographs and revel in the victory.

The impressive win for Hon. Onah has led to an outpouring of praise from his Constituents who believe in his ability to effectively represent their interests at the State Assembly. Many supporters expressed gratitude to the Independent Electoral Commission for recognizing the will of the people and upholding justice through the issuance of the certificate of return.

In a post-ceremony statement, Hon. Onah expressed his deep gratitude to the people of Udenu Constituency for their relentless support and belief in his candidacy. He reiterated his commitment to diligently fulfill his legislative duties, ensuring that the voices of the people are heard and their needs met.

The certificate of return not only reflects the democratic process in action but also reinforces the principle of fairness and justice within the electoral system. With Hon. Solomon Izuchukwu Onah poised to take office as the Member of the Enugu State House of Assembly, the people of Udenu Constituency eagerly anticipate the positive impact he will bring to their lives and the growth of their community.

His swearing-in and formal assumption of office takes place tomorrow at the Assembly Chambers, Enugu at about 10am local time.

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