Enugu State indegenes resident in Houston,Texas United States, under the aegis of Enugu Remains United Patriotic Transparent (ERUPT),has congratulated Hon. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP on his victory for the April 11, governorship election.

The association, ERUPT, in a press statement signed by its chairman,Tom Omeh, and public Relations officer, PRO,  Rob Ndu Ofoh, made available to newsmen in Enugu Monday,said Ugwuanyi’s victory did not come to them as a surprise, going by the impressive infrasructural development by the PDP led government  in the state.

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The organisation, also applauded the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC, security operatives, governor Sullivan Chime, and the electorate for the peaceful conduct of the polls.

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It therefore, called on those who went into the contest with Ugwuanyi, to imbibe the spirit of sportsmanship by conceding defeat, and join hands with him in moving the state forward rather than engaging in prolonged litigation that would do the state no good.

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The group however, attributed Ugwuanyi’s victory to the fact that the PDP,had been on ground in Enugu State since 1999,and again, because of his overwhelming popularity in every segment of the state.