Former governor of Ekiti State, Peter Ayodele Fayose, has congratulated Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State for his election victory on Saturday.
Fayose however, urged Obaseki not to bow to external pressures and betray PDP which came to his rescue and the good people of the state who stood firmly by him.
post on his official Facebook page on Monday, the former governor congratulate the people of Edo State and the governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike for leading the PDP to victory.
His words, “The outcome of Edo State election has shown once again that we can have free, fair and credible elections if those in control of the FG allow INEC and security agencies to do their jobs without interference.
“I congratulate Governor Godwin Obaseki and urge 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.
“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.
“May this mark the beginning of that all-important deliverance of Nigeria and its people from the bondage of APC.
Recall that Governor Obaseki emerged winner of Saturday’s governorship election in the state.
He won his second term in office after securing victory with a high margin.
Final Results From All LGAs
Accredited VOTERS: 557443
Obaseki wins with a difference of 84,336 votes