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Kwara Governor congratulates Fayose

26 June 2014, 09:49

Ilorin - Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara on Wednesday described the victory of the Governor-Elect of Ekiti, Ayodele Fayose, as a positive development.

Ahmed, who said this on Wednesday in a congratulatory message to the governor-elect, noted that the June 21 election was an indication that democracy was on course.

He said the fact that the election went peacefully and an incumbent was defeated showed that Nigerians cherished democracy, especially when the atmosphere was conducive.

The governor urged the political class to imbibe an enduring lesson from the Ekiti experience that elections could be conducted devoid of hooliganism.

He commended the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), the Police and other security agencies for ensuring that the election was peaceful and largely free and fair.

According to the governor, the Ekiti election has showed that Nigeria has the capacity to conduct free and fair elections.

Ahmed also commended the All Progressives Congress candidate, Governor Kayode Fayemi, for his gallantry in defeat and political maturity in accepting the wish of Ekiti people.


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