Governor David Umahi has congratulated Governor Godwin Nogheghase Obaseki for his re-election at the just concluded governorship election in Edo State.
In a statement made available to newsmen by the Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mr Francis Nwaze said Governor Umahi observed that, though it was a keenly contested election, Obaseki’s re-election has yet again rekindled hope in the nation’s democracy and the electoral process which has allowed, unhindered, the wishes and aspirations of the people to prevail.
Umahi, pointed out that Obaseki’s electoral value and his capacity to deliver democratic dividends, that explains why the Edo people closed ranks and returned him in a landslide victory.
Governor Umahi urged the re-elected governor, Obaseki to remember not the former things, but propound approaches for greater Edo state which unarguably underlie his re-election.
“I congratulate you on your well-deserved victory.
“Your re-election has confirmed your electoral appeal in Edo state. Remember not the former things, get to work and take Edo State to another greater heights.
“I am happy because your re-election has rekindled faith in the electoral process and our democracy”.