- Bishop Mattew Kukah has spoken about the conduct of the Edo people during the recent election
- The Catholic Bishop of the Sokoto Diocese applauded the people for making the election a success
- Kukah expressed the hope that the rest of Nigeria will emulate the example of the Edo people
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Reverend Bishop Mattew Kukah, the Catholic Bishop of the Sokoto Diocese has said the conduct of the people during the Edo election left a legacy for the rest of Nigeria to emulate.
The bishop made the statement on Tuesday, September 22, during an interview on Channels TV’s Sunrise Daily.
He said the people of Edo state deserved commendation for their conduct during the governorship election.
“The way they conducted themselves and I think in every sense of the word, they left us a legacy of efficiency."
The bishop who is a member of the National Peace Committee, (NPC) said security agencies, the civil society groups, and the electoral commission also deserve commendation for ensuring the success of the election.
Meanwhile, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday, September 22 presented Governor Godwin Obaseki the winner of the just-concluded Edo state governorship election with a certificate of return.
The certificate was presented to the governor and his deputy, Phillip Shaibu, by the national commissioner supervising Edo, Rivers and Bayelsa states, Mrs May Agbamuche-Mbu, at a ceremony held at the INEC office in Benin.
More on politics, a report claiming that Adams Oshiomhole has been expelled from the All Progress Congress (APC) over the outcome of the Edo election been has dismissed by a faction of the party in the state.
The factional chairman of the APC in Edo state, Anselm Ojezua said the reported expulsion of Oshiomhole was false and untrue.
He disclosed that the party was yet to review the outcome of the election.
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