Sanwo-Olu, Abiodun, Radda gets INEC certificates of return
- The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has begun to issue certificates of return to winners of the just-concluded gubernatorial polls
- Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu and Governor Dapo Abiodun, who both won their re-election, got their certificate of return on Thursday, March 30
- Similarly, the Katsina governor-elect, Umaru Dikko Radda of the All Progressive Congress (APC), was also presented with his certificate of return by INEC
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos state and his deputy, Obafemi Hamzat, have both been presented with their certificate of return by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
As reported by Punch, the duo were presented with the certificate by INEC on Thursday, March 30, further to solidify their victory at the just-concluded gubernatorial elections.
Similarly, his contemporary in Ogun state, Governor Dapo Abiodun, also issued his certificate of return by the electoral body alongside his deputy, Noimot Oyedele.
According to Channels TV, INEC also issued certificates to 25 Ogun state house of parliament members at the commission's headquarters in Abeokuta, the state chapter.
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Meanwhile, in northwestern Nigeria, INEC handed the certificate of return to the governor-elect, Dr Dikko Umar Radda.
Katsina governor-elect, Radda gets certificate of return
At the certificate presentation, Radda called on his opponents to join hands with him and help salvage the state from its shortcomings and underdevelopment.
He also acknowledged INEC for the job well done while describing the gubernatorial polls as a peaceful and seamless election.
Radda also expressed his appreciation to the outgoing Governor, Aminu Masari, for his leadership role in keeping the peace and stability of the state.
“I wish to greatly thank the good people of Katsina State and party supporters for giving me the mandate. I want to assure you that I will deliver on the mandate and promises I made to you and to Almighty Allah.”
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In another development, the candidates who contested for Lagos state's number one seat in the just concluded elections have been urged to work with the incumbent governor.
The call was made to the Lagos state governorship candidates by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Thursday, March 30.
Sanwo-Olu said all hands must be on deck to ensure that Lagos is developed into that great city which everyone desires.