Goodluck Jonathan sends message as Edo elected Obaseki as Governor

Former President of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan has congratulated the Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki over his re-election.

Jonathan in his message called on Obaseki to set aside partisan politics while governing the state for the good of all.

The former president in a post on Twitter commended the Independent National Electoral Commission, for conducting a free and fair election in the September 19 governorship election.

Jonathan wrote: “I congratulate His Excellency @GovernorObaseki on his re-election as Edo State Governor. I also congratulate @inecnigeria for overseeing a process that allowed the votes of the good people of Edo to count.”

“Democracy can only be consolidated to promote good governance in our nation and continent when our elections become credible, transparent and truly represent the wish of the voters.”

“Through their ballot papers, Edo people have spoken in favour of Governor Obaseki. He should therefore rise above partisan politics and govern for the good of all.”

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