Finally, the victory of Governor Godwin Obaseki in the just concluded Edo State gubernatorial election has been accepted by all quarters as the governing All Progressives Congress on Monday , conceded defeat and congratulated on his victory.
Governor Obaseki was declared winner of the Edo Governorship Election to run for another term of four years.
Chairman of the Caretaker/ Extra -Ordinary National Convention Planning Committee, Mai Mala Buni , in a statement titled , “ Edo State Governorship Election: Victory for Democracy , ” which he signed, congratulated Obaseki over his victory.
Buni who is the Governor of Yobe State added that peaceful election Edo State was free fair and credible and reflect the wishes of Edo people.
Buni said, “ Edo State Governorship election is over , the winner has been declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission in the person of the Mr . Godwin Obaseki, candidate of the People Democratic Party.
“ We hereby congratulate the winner of the election , the people of Edo State and all Nigerians . The peaceful conduct of the election and its outcome represent victory for Nigeria ’s democracy
He said APC will continue to join President Muhammadu Buhari GCFR , to affirm our ‘commitment to free and fair elections’ in order to strengthen ‘ the foundation for our political and moral authority
“As a party , we join our leader , President Muhammadu Buhari GCFR , to affirm our ‘commitment to free and fair elections’ in order to strengthen ‘ the foundation for our political and moral authority.
“We commend INEC , our security agencies and all political parties that contested the election for the successful conduct of the election . As a governing party, we will take every step necessary to support the Federal Government to consolidate all the gains achieved .“