- Former Ekiti governor Fayose has congratulated Obaseki over his re-election as Edo governor
- Fayose also used the opportunity to remind the Edo state governor that PDP came to his rescue in his hour of political need
- The PDP chieftain also congratulated the people of Edo state, Nigerians and the PDP
The former governor of Ekiti state, Ayodele Fayose, has congratulated Godwin Obaseki following his re-election as the governor of Edo state.
Fayose in a thread of tweets via his official Twitter handle urged Obaseki see his victory as a challenge by the people of Edo state to do more for them.
The former governor also told the Edo state governor to remember that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) "came to his rescue in his hour of political need".
"The outcome of Edo State election has shown once again that we can have free, fair and credible elections if those in control of the FG allow @inecnigeria and security agencies to do their jobs without interference.
"I congratulate Gov Godwin Obaseki and urge him to see this victory as a challenge by the people of Edo State to do more for them. Most importantly, I wish to remind him that @OfficialPDPNig came to his rescue in his hour of political need.
"Gov Obaseki should remain in the @OfficialPDPNig, not minding the pressure that will be mounted on him," he tweeted.
Fayose also congratulated the people of Edo state, Nigerians and the PDP.
He continued: "May this mark the beginning of that all-important deliverance of Nigeria and its people from the bondage of APC.
"I also congratulate the people of Edo State, Nigerians and most importantly, the PDP for this sweet victory.
"Most importantly, I congratulate my friend and "younger brother", Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State for leading the PDP to this very important electoral victory.
"May this mark the beginning of that all-important deliverance of Nigeria and its people from the bondage of APC," he said.
Meanwhile, President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Governor Obaseki following his successful re-election as the governor of Edo state.
This was revealed in a statement released by the senior special assistant to the president on media and publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu.
According to the statement, President Buhari advised Obaseki to show grace and humility in victory.
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