Ondo Election: Buhari lauds Akeredolu’s resounding victory

By Oluwaseun Sonde

Nigerian President, Muhammad Buhari has lauded the resounding victory of Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu at the election held on Saturday, October 10, 2020, while rejoiced with him, on his re-election as Governor of Ondo State for another four-year term.

In a statement released by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina on Sunday, President Buhari noted 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.”

Buhari appreciated 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 gave 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.

He urged 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.”

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