Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello yesterday described the victory of Mr. Godwin Obaseki, the All Progressives Congress (APC) Governor-elect of Edo State as a reward for dedication and commitment to service by the ruling party in the state.
Gov. Sani Bello in a congratulatory message to the Governor-elect said the victory of Obaseki at the polls was a testimony that the people of Edo State appreciated the developmental progress recorded in the state in the last 8 years.
The message signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Malam Jibrin Baba Ndace, the Niger State Governor advised the Governor-elect to ensure that he builds on the solid foundation already laid by Gov. Adams Oshoimhole by taking the state to the next level.
“I want to congratulate Mr. Godwin Obaseki, Edo State Governor-elect and Philip Shaibu Deputy Governor-elect on their victory at the just concluded Governorship election in the state. Your track record as a seasoned technocrat and your antecedents as an astute administrator must have informed the choice of Edo 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 team player whose contributions to Edo State development is outstanding.
“As the people have willingly and massively given you their mandate, I enjoin to you to build on the good foundation laid by the Comrade-Governor, Adams Oshiomhole and ensure that Edo State is taken to the next level.