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Buhari congratulates Oyebanji, says victory affirms APC’s acceptance



The President, Main Common Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has congratulated the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Biodun Oyebanji, over his electoral victory in Saturday’s Ekiti State governorship election.

This was contained in a congratulatory message issued on Sunday by his Particular Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina.

The PUNCH reported that Oyebanji, who’s the instant previous Secretary to the State Authorities, gained in 15 out of the 16 Native Authorities Areas of the state. He polled 187,057 votes.

The president stated the victory was properly deserved contemplating Oyebanji’s contributions to the event of the state and the get together earlier than he was nominated the standard-bearer, urging him, nevertheless, to be magnanimous in victory within the curiosity of the folks of the state.

The president additionally rejoiced with the APC chairman, Abdulahi Adamu, and the Nationwide Working Committee for the victory, describing the victory as the primary beneath the tenure of the newly elected executives of the get together.

The President stated, “This can be a good starting for you and your workforce. The APC is getting stronger and extra united. The victory of our get together in Ekiti is a sign of the arrogance of Nigerians within the skill of our nice get together to ship high quality governance to all.”

He charged all of the APC members throughout and out of doors the nation to see this as omen for the 2023 normal election and work assiduously to make sure the get together’s victory by persevering with the pattern in Osun State subsequent month July.

President Buhari additionally felicitated the folks of Ekiti State for the graceful conduct of the election, affirming that they had been the actual victors as that they had been in a position to freely select their chief for the following 4 years.

He lauded the Impartial Nationwide Electoral Fee and the legislation enforcement businesses for the preparations put in place, urging them to maintain the momentum for upcoming elections.

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