Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, has congratulated Ekiti State governor-elect, Dr. Kayode Fayemi over his victory in the governorship election last Saturday.
Fayemi was declared winner of the poll by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), having defeated his closest rival, Prof. Kolapo Olusola-Eleka of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) with 197,459 to 178,121 votes.
In a statement by Ambode’s Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Habib Aruna, yesterday, the governor commended President Muhammadu Buhari, the leadership and members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its supporters for the hard-fought victory.
Ambode, who added that the victory was testament to the fact that the electoral value of the party has not waned, also praised and congratulated Fayemi on his hard-fought victory and wished him well as he prepares to take the mantle of leadership of the state for a second time. Read more