#EdoElection: Saraki Congratulates Obaseki

Channels Television  
Updated September 29, 2016

Bukola Saraki, Rashidi YekiniSenate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has congratulated the Governor-elect of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), on his victory in Wednesday’s governorship election.

Senator Saraki, in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, described Obaseki’s success as “well deserved and expected by those who have keenly followed the electioneering campaigns in the state in the last few months”.

He also congratulated Governor Oshiomhole who has led Edo State in the last seven and a half years and “has led a vigorous campaign to sustain the APC legacy in Edo State”.

Senator Saraki also lauded the people of Edo State for the massive turnout, the peaceful manner in which the election went and for voting for the APC candidate.

He also praised the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for “the good arrangement it put in place to ensure a free, fair and peaceful election” while also applauding the performance of all the security agencies.