The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal on Sunday, congratulated the winner of Saturday’s governorship election in Ondo State, Olusegun Mimiko over his re-election for a second term.
In a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Public Affairs, Imam Imam, Mr Tambuwal said the governor’s victory was a manifestation of the people’s trust in his leadership abilities.
He said Mr Mimiko should at all times bear in my mind the trust and confidence freely given to him by the populace and should make him re-dedicate himself to the service of the people of the State.
The speaker equally implored the governor to rise above partisan consideration and carry along all people in the task of building the state.
While urging those who have grievances on the outcome of the election to pursue their cases according to law, Mr Tambuwal said they should accept the result in good fate and cooperate with the winner in the interest of the people.
He pledged the cooperation of the House of Representatives with the new governor, saying the lawmakers will work with all persons and interest groups to deepen democracy in the country.