The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun has congratulated the party’s governorship candidate and running mate, Rotimi Akeredolu, SAN and Hon. Agboola Ajayi respectively on their landslide victory in the Ondo state election.
Odigie-Oyegun, in a statement issued on Sunday on behalf of the National Working Committee, NWC, of the APC, thanked Ondo electorate for voting for the APC, commending the Ondo voters for their impressive turnout and peaceful conduct during the election exercise.
He equally thanked President Muhammadu Buhari and other party leaders for their invaluable support towards winning the Ondo state governorship election.
Odigie-Oyegun, while calling for calm, appealed to the opposition parties and their candidates to accept defeat in good faith.
The statement reads, “The APC thanks the Ondo electorate for voting for the Party in the keenly-contested election. The Ondo electorate have voted for the candidate with a proven track record of performance and who will bring about the kind focused leadership and multi-faceted development which the state deserves. The Party assures that we will deliver on this expectation.
“Also, the outcome of the Ondo state governorship election powerfully demonstrates the confidence and trust by our people in the overall leadership of President Muhammadu Buhari’s APC-led administration. The Party and the President hold sacred this trust.
“With the 2016 Ondo State governorship gone, the task before the Party leadership is uniting the Party and healing wounds.”