The All Progressive Grand Alliance, APGA, has counseled President Muhammadu Buhari-led federal authorities for not succumbing to the whims and caprices of disgruntled forces inside the rank of the All Progressive Congress, APC to subvert the need of the folks within the simply concluded Edo State Governorship Election.
The APGA Deputy Nationwide Chairman, Southern Nigeria, Engr. Uchenna Okogbuo gave the commendation in an announcement made out there to DAILY POST on Tuesday.
The Impartial Nationwide Electoral Fee, INEC, had on Sunday declared Godwin Obaseki of the Peoples Democratic Social gathering, PDP, winner of the Saturday’s governorship election in Edo State.
INEC’s Returning Officer for the election, Prof. Akpofure Rim-Rukeh declared Obaseki winner after he polled a whooping 307,955 votes to humble his closest challenger, Ize-Iyamu of the APC, who polled a complete of 223,619 votes
Nevertheless, the APGA chief, Okogbuo whereas commending President Buhari, stated Governor Godwin Obaseki’s reemergence has manifested that the folks of Edo have been happy with the achievements of the reelected Governor.
Okogbuo additional mocked the Peoples Democratic Social gathering, PDP, over the result of the Edo election and attributed the victory to Obaseki’s laborious work, and never that of the PDP which failed Nigeria citizenry whereas presiding over the affairs of the nation.
His phrases, “The non-interference of President Buhari can be commendable. Within the PDP period of Obasanjo and Jonathan, two undemocratic presidents, what occurred in Edo, can by no means have seen the sunshine of the day. In these days, what we heard in their very own phrases have been ‘ DECLARE PDP THE WINNER, LET’S MEET THEM IN THE COURT” then our electoral umpires will just do that.
“What gave Obaseki victory in Edo State within the final election was his good deed and never PDP. He began his political profession in APC and impacted on his folks. When the godfathers needed to twist his arms, he refused and Edo folks noticed it and condemned the actions of the Godfathers and stood by him within the election.
“The Obaseki and Oshiomhole’s saga might be likened to Ngige and Uba’s in Anambra State. Obaseki and Ngige are actual democrats who liberated their folks from the politics of godfatherism and poundage. Abia State residents over to you”.