Edo elections: Oba of Benin lastly breaks silence on Obaseki’s victory

The Oba of Benin, Ewuare II, has congratulated Governor Godwin Obaseki, for profitable the Edo State governorship election held final Saturday.

This was contained in a press assertion signed by the Secretary, Benin Conventional Council, Frank Irabor and made obtainable to journalists in Benin Metropolis, the state capital.

“On behalf of His Royal Majesty, Omo N’Oba N’Edo, Uku Akpolokpolo, Ewuare II, Oba of Benin, the Benin Conventional Council needs to congratulate His Excellency, Godwin Nogheghase Obaseki, Governor of Edo State, on his re-election for a second time period in workplace.

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“As His Royal Majesty stated on quite a few events, the Benin Throne is non-partisan, on election day the folks spoke as a result of the voice of the folks is the voice of God”, he stated.

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The Oba additional hailed President Muhammadu Buhari, the Nationwide Peace Fee headed by Basic Abdulsalami Abubakar (rtd), the Impartial Nationwide Electoral Fee (INEC) and the safety companies for his or her roles in guaranteeing a reputable election within the state.

The monarch urged all of the residents of the state to help Obaseki in his developmental strides.

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