Politics

Ayo Fayose Says Aregbesola’s Victory Was A Plus For Democracy

Ekiti State Governor-Elect, Mr Ayodele Fayose has joined other Nigerians in congratulating the governor of Osun State Governor, Mr Rauf Aregbesola, on his re-election as governor of the state.

In a statement in Ado-Ekiti Sunday by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Idowu Adelusi, Fayose said he is looking forward to a working relationship between him and Ogbeni Aregbesola.

The governor -elect noted that Aregbesola’s victory was a plus for democracy in Nigeria as it showed that Nigerians could conduct their affairs in peaceful and orderly manner.

Fayose further expressed confidence that as the incoming governor of Ekiti State, he would have a pleasant working relationship with Aregbesola in the bid to move their states and the South-West geo-political zone forward.

He, however lauded the Independent National Electoral commission (INEC) for conducting a transparent poll devoid of rancour despite initial fears in some quarters.

He equally lauded President Goodluck Jonathan for championing the cause of credible elections in Nigeria and standing firmly by it.

He also commended security agents for providing adequate security before, during and after the election and not allowing anybody to be able to foment trouble.

Fayose reiterated his pledge to lift Ekiti to higher level and solicited the support of all in the task ahead.

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