Ekiti - Speaker of the House of Representatives, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, has welcomed the outcome of the Ekiti governorship election and hailed the incumbent, Kayode Fayemi, for conceding defeat.
In a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Public Affairs, Malam Imam Imam, the Speaker said the governor's action to congratulate his opponent was clear proof Nigeria politics was imbibing standard global practices associated with electioneering process.
Tambuwal also congratulated Ayo Fayose on his emergence as the Governor-elect of Ekiti State following his victory in Saturday's election.
He implored the Governor-elect to work closely with all persons and interest groups to move Ekiti State to a new level.
The governor added that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) deserved commendation for its conduct of the election, and advised the electoral umpire to properly appraise all aspects of the exercise and improve for future polls where necessary.
The Speaker appealed to the people of Ekiti to remain law-abiding as the transition to new administration began.
- CAJ News
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