The predecessor of the Senate, Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has congratulated Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki, on his re-election, which he mentioned will have many implications for Nigeria’s democracy.
Yesterday, in an announcement released by his media workplace in Abuja, Saraki said that Obaseki’s victory represented the dedication of the Edo people, who decide who controls them and to ensure that their votes are always there. Depend on it.
‘The results of the Edo election represent the true will of those who stood firmly behind their governor in opposition to the energy movers who were decided to impose their choices on the people. It represents the need for people to vote in elections freely, honest, credible, and peacefully.
‘The Edo people, who had sleepless nights trying to protect their votes, rejected the money provided to them to buy their votes and pressured them to compromise their belief Threatened, we deserved our reward. After this, my congratulations to all the people of Edo State.
Sarki defined that the results of the election additionally gave rise to the truth that Nigerians really need to be ruled by the democratic authorities under whose leadership they actually vote and the fact that the security and election officials of the country Can possibly be relied upon to conduct free and honest elections if they have the appropriate environment.
‘We rejoice through this election that, we did not see the military brutalizing people or security officials in monitoring the snatching of vote packing and vandalism of votes. Thus, the military and various security companies praised for profitable elections Are eligible.
Along with this, he mentioned, ‘We will see that the result represents appropriate figures for contrast from a parent authority area. There was no case of external data. This may indicate some degree of reliability within the curriculum.
It is for the above reasons that I have commended President Muhammadu Buhari for instructing me for the security of the army out of elections and for the neutrality of INEC officers and leadership of various security officers throughout your course. ”
He requests Governor Obeski to see his victory as a cost to the individuals of Edo State so as to focus on the development of the state and the welfare of its individuals.