How Buhari Reacted After INEC Declared Akeredolu Winner Of Ondo Election

October 11, 2020
5 Views

Rotimi Akeredolu

Buhari and Akeredolu

Nigeria’s Commander-In-Chief, President Muhammadu Buhari has reacted to the victory of Ondo Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu at the Ondo guber polls.

The president, in his reaction, congratulated Akeredolu for securing second term in office, The Nation reports.

The President also charged the Governor to prove to residents their trust in him had not been misplaced by performing better than he did in first term.

The President, in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, also commended Ondo voters for displaying maturity by conducting themselves peacefully during the election, noting that their conduct had positively rubbed off on the nation’s diplomatic image.

He also commended the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the security agencies for their positive roles in making the election smooth and peaceful.

“President Muhammadu Buhari rejoices with Rotimi Akeredolu SAN, on his re-election as Governor of Ondo State for another four-year term.


“The President lauds the resounding victory of the Governor at the election held on Saturday, October 10, 2020, noting that the votes garnered ‘show that one good turn surely deserves another’.

“He thanks the people of Ondo State for keeping faith with their Governor, and the All Progressives Congress (APC), noting that ‘the people know the person and party that truly serves them, and have spoken in clear voice and unmistakable terms’.

“President Buhari appreciates the electorate in Ondo State for comporting themselves decently and in order, and for exhibiting conduct that indicates that the country is making progress in its electoral behavior.

“He also gives kudos to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for organizing credible, free and fair election, and to security agencies which ensured that orderliness was enthroned and maintained.

“The President urges Gov Akeredolu to be humble and magnanimous in victory, and serve the people of Ondo State even better than how he did in the first term, noting: ‘when you serve with heart and might, the people respond in like manner, and we can easily get to where we are headed as a country,” the statement reads.

You may be interested

COVID-19: Gov Abiodun approves full reopening of all businesses in Ogun
Gossip
3 views
Gossip
3 views

COVID-19: Gov Abiodun approves full reopening of all businesses in Ogun

admin - October 29, 2020

Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun has approved the full reopening of churches, mosques, businesses, hotels, and entertainment centres across the…

Gossip
1 views

Many killed as heavy-duty truck knocks school bus into a ditch in Enugu

admin - October 29, 2020

An heavy-duty truck reportedly knocked a school bus conveying pupils to their homes into a ditch. This tragic incident occurred…

Woman beheaded, 3 others killed as terrorist attack France
News
1 views
News
1 views

Woman beheaded, 3 others killed as terrorist attack France

admin - October 29, 2020

<!-- Woman beheaded, 3 others killed as terrorist attack France - ElombahNews HomeWorld NewsWoman beheaded, 3 others killed as terrorist…

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.