Ayodele Fayose comments on the success of the Edo State Governorship election.
A former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has said on Sunday, that the September 19, Governorship election in Edo State, has demonstrated the possibility of free, fair, and credible elections in Nigeria, Page 36 learnt.
Fayose, in a tweet, congratulated the Governor of Edo State, and Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Candidate in the election, Godwin Obaseki, urging him “to see this victory as a challenge by the people of Edo State, to do more for them.
“Most importantly, I wish to remind him that PDP came to his rescue in his hour of political need, and he should remain in the party, not minding the pressure that will be mounted on him.
“The outcome of the Edo State election had shown once again that we can have free, fair and credible elections, if those in control of the Federal Government allow the Independent National Electoral Commission and Security Agencies to do their jobs without interference.
“May this mark the beginning of that all-important deliverance of Nigeria and its people from the bondage of the All Progressives Congress.
“I also congratulate the people of Edo State, Nigerians, and most importantly, the PDP, for this sweet victory. Most importantly, I congratulate my friend and “younger brother”, Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, for leading the PDP to this very important electoral victory”, Fayose tweeted.
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