Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has said the fact of Rotimi Akeredolu’s victory in the Ondo State governorship election is sign that Nigerians still love the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Dogara said this in a statement issued on Sunday by his Special Adviser on Media & Public Affairs, Mr. Turaki Hassan to congratulate the governor-elect.
“The election of Barrister Akeredolu and the APC in Ondo state is a clear indication of the popularity of our political party,” the Speaker said, adding: “I would like to congratulate my learned colleague on his victory at the poll, and also commend our great party, the All Progressives Congress, for a thorough and successful campaign.
“As a party, we must take our victory in Ondo seriously since the people have placed enormous trust in us. We must, therefore, deliver on policies that will improve their standard of living.”
While commending the people of Ondo state for keeping the election process peaceful and coming out to perform their civic duty; Dogara, also praised the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), and security agencies for ensuring a hitch-free exercise.