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APC victory a watershed: Aregbesola

2015-04-02 09:04
Supporters rides in a campaign bus of Nigeria's leading opposition All Progressive Congress (APC) presidential candidate Mohammadu Buhari and his unning mate Yemi Osinbajo in Lagos on January 24, 2015. Unknown gunmen stormed and bombed the site of a  ~  PIUS UTOMI EKPEI

Abuja - Osun State Governor Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola has described the victory of the All Progressive's Congress (APC) in the recent general elections as a fulfillment of Chief Obafemi Awolowo's vision, Vanguard reports.

Aregbesola has also described the development as a "watershed in the annals of of democratic elections in Nigeria".

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Speaking during a broadcast to the people of the state, Governor Aregbesola noted that Chief Awolowo made a prediction in 1993 that progressives in the North and South would one day come together for the liberation of the country.

He also noted that progressives across the country have always wanted to join hands but had often been stopped by a cruel fate.

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