Kenneth Okonkwo Applauds Supreme Court’s Decision on Labour Party Faction

Kenneth Okonkwo Applauds Supreme Court’s Decision on Labour Party Faction

Supreme Court Validates LP’s Gubernatorial Candidate

Renowned Nollywood actor and Labour Party (LP) chieftain, Kenneth Okonkwo, has expressed his views on the recent Supreme Court judgment affirming the candidacy of Senator Athan Achonu, the LP’s gubernatorial candidate in Imo State, along with the party’s leadership under Barrister Julius Abure.

LP’s Victory in Imo State

The Supreme Court’s ruling on Thursday solidified Senator Athan Achonu as the legitimate LP candidate for the forthcoming governorship election in Imo State, slated for November 11th.

The court, in its decision, dismissed the appeal lodged by Basil Madura against the LP, citing locus standi as the grounds for dismissal.

End of Factional Struggles

This landmark judgment by the highest court in Nigeria effectively puts an end to the efforts of Lamidi Apapa’s faction within the Labour Party, which sought to seize control of the party, including the authority to nominate candidates.

Kenneth Okonkwo’s Reaction

Kenneth Okonkwo, in response to this significant development, took to his platform to share his thoughts.

He characterized the Lamidi Apapa-led faction of the LP as “loud-mouth political clowns” in his post. Furthermore, he underscored that with the Supreme Court’s decision, the Labour Party stands united with no factions.

Celebrating Unity and Victory

In his social media post, Okonkwo celebrated the Supreme Court’s dismissal of the appeal brought by the LP renegades, highlighting that this decision brings clarity and unity to the Labour Party.

He also emphasized the symbolism of light prevailing over darkness, expressing confidence in the path of victory, regardless of the time it takes.

A Resounding Victory

The Supreme Court’s affirmation of Senator Athan Achonu as the LP’s gubernatorial candidate in Imo State is not only a victory for the party but also a testament to the resilience of its members in the face of factional struggles.

Kenneth Okonkwo’s response underscores the importance of unity within political parties and the role of the judiciary in settling disputes.

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