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Implications of Obaseki’s victory, by ex-Senate PresidentNigeria

Implications of Obaseki’s victory, by ex-Senate PresidentNigeria
Immediate past President of the Senate, Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has congratulated Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki, on his re-election, which, he said

Immediate past President of the Senate, Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has congratulated Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki, on his re-election, which, he said, would have several implications for Nigeria’s democracy.Therefore, my congratulations go to all the people of Edo State.The PDP leaders and members in Edo State who whole-heartedly accepted Governor Obaseki since he joined the party and co-operated with him to bring about this victory deserve to be appreciated,” he stated.” He further urged Governor Obaseki to see his victory as a charge by the people of Edo State to him to intensify his focus on the development of the state and the welfare of its people.

“We are happy that throughout this election, we did not see the military brutalising the people or security officials supervising the snatching of ballot boxes and vandalisation of votes.It is for the above reasons that I have to commend President Muhammadu Buhari for keeping the military out of the election and for giving the instructions that led to the neutrality of INEC officials and other security officials in the entire process.

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