2023 Presidential Election: APC's Governor Akeredolu Reveals Secret Behind Tinubu’s Victory

2023 Presidential Election: APC's Governor Akeredolu Reveals Secret Behind Tinubu’s Victory

  • Ondo state governor, Rotimi Akeredolu recently revealed the force behind Bola Tinubu's victory at the presidential polls
  • Governor Akeredolu said the formation of the All Progressive Congress (APC) governors forum solidified his victory
  • He made this revelation in his congratulatory note to the former Lagos state governor and president-elect

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo state has revealed that the formation and the commitment of the All Progressive Congress (APC) governor's forum handed victory to Bola Ahmed Tinubu at the presidential polls.

As reported by the New Telegraph, the Ondo state governor disclosed this in his congratulatory note to the president-elect.

Akeredolu, Tinubu
Governor Rotimi Akeredolu is known to be one of the firm allies of president-elect Bola Tinubu in the southwest region. Photo: Richard Olatunde
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Akeredolu's words:

“The most cynical of critics will agree that there has been a tremendous progressive improvement in the electoral process since he assumed the leadership of this country. The conduct of elections has gone beyond mere avowals to ensure free and fair elections under this current administration.

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“I must also thank, most profoundly, the good people of Ondo State for the remarkable impact which their participation has had on the whole process. I did not expect anything less from a people with an enviable pedigree, the veritable pride of a most sophisticated race."

Governor Aketi, as he is fondly called in the southwest, thanked electorates for trooping out in their numbers to exercise their civic responsibilities at the general elections.

He said:

“Let me commend all those who participated in the general elections for their sense of patriotism at this crucial period in the history of democratic governance in the country.
"This year’s elections have again proved that Nigerians are ready to continue as a people, united by a common destiny.”

Bola Tinubu was declared the winner of the 2023 presidential election by INEC after polling over 8 million votes to defeat his counterparts, Atiku Abubakar of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Peter Obi of the Labour Party (LP) and Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP).

2023 Presidential Election: US Finally Reacts to Tinubu’s Victory, Sends Message to Nigerians

The United States of America has congratulated Nigeria's president-elect, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, amidst all the agitation against the validity of polls.

However, the USA also has urged Nigerians to keep calm and avoid violence as they vent their grievances.

The country further implored aggrieved parties to go to a court of law to make their case and contest the outcome of the polls.

UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak congratulates Tinubu, hints at renewed working relationship with Nigeria

Similarly, the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Rishi Sunak, congratulated Nigeria's president-elect, Bola Ahmed Tinubu.

Sunak, via Twitter, saluted the former Lagos state governor on his victory at the presidential polls.

In his tweet, Sunak hinted that he would look forward to working with Tinubu and strengthening Nigeria's relationship with the UK.

Source: Legit.ng

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