Edo guber: Obaseki’s victory is reward of APC hardwork – Bello

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Governor Sani Bello of Niger has described the victory of Mr Godwin Obaseki, the All Progressives Congress (APC) governor-elect of Edo, as a reward for dedication and commitment to service by the party.


This was contained in a statement signed by the governor’s Chief Press Secretary, Malam Jibrin Ndace and made available to newsmen on Friday in Minna,

Bello said that the victory of Obaseki at the polls was a testimony, which showed that the people of Edo appreciated the developmental progress recorded in the last eight years.

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The statement urged the governor-elect to ensure that he built on the foundation laid by his predecessor, so as to take the state to a greater height.

“I want to congratulate Obaseki and Mr Philip Shaibu, his deputy, on their victory at the just concluded governorship election in Edo state.

“Your track record as a seasoned technocrat and your antecedents as an astute administrator must have informed your choice by the people.

“Your emergence at the polls as the governor-elect in the keenly contested election was a testimony of the confidence the people have in you, as a teamplayer whose contributions to Edo development are outstanding.

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“As the people have willingly and massively gave you the mandate, I enjoin you to build on the good foundation laid by your predecessor. Also ensure that this is taken to the next level,’’ the statement said.

It, however, enjoined the elected to fulfill their campaign promises to the people, adding that fulfilment of promise would bring about dividends of democracy in the state.

“I urge you to live up to your vision of building a modern and progressive Edo where every citizen is empowered with opportunity to live life in its fullness’’.

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“Above all, you must realize that you are now governor of all, irrespective of political, ideological, religious and ethnic differences,’’ it added.

4 thoughts on “Edo guber: Obaseki’s victory is reward of APC hardwork – Bello

  1. There is no hard work in giving out money for votes and in manipulating the results of people's vote. A deceiver looking for who to deceive.

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  2. hardwork for bribing people to vote for you buhari should probe obaseki,he should tell the world were he gets the ten thousand naira he is giving to anyone that vote for apc.

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  3. shut up,He didn't win anything,He stole another man mandate.he won't survive it ,I bet u.cos the spirit of the majority of people votes he stole will not let have rest,cos they voted with their blood!

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