Gov. Atiku Abubakar of Kebbi suggests former President Goodluck Jonathan is “happy” with the Bayelsa governorship election carry out and consequence.
NAN studies that Abubakar on Monday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, reported even with staying in yet another occasion, Jonathan was happy for the reason that the victory of the All Progress Congress (APC) was transparent.
The Unbiased Nationwide Electoral Commission (INEC) declared David Lyon of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as the winner just after polling 352,552 votes.
Lyon defeated his closest rival, Duoye Diri of the Peoples Democratic Bash (PDP) who scored 143,172 votes.
Abubakar reported: “We were in Bayelsa for around 72 hours, we didn’t see a tyre burning, we did not see individuals managing, we didn’t hear a gunshot, absolutely everyone was celebrating in all the places we passed, which reveals the acceptance of our applicant, our social gathering and the procedure itself.
“It is equally noteworthy that Bayelsa is a dwelling of a previous president of Nigeria and this election received by a social gathering various from the a single he belongs, has been accepted by all together with people today all over him.
“And so considerably, from what we listen to, he is also happy with the consequence irrespective of the variation in the party, which is an sign of the transparency of the system.
“Many people labored difficult in earning this materialize, most importantly, Mr President, who has usually revealed the bash that get or drop we must goal for free, clear and good elections.
“That is what will ensure peace, confer legitimacy and support for elected individuals to proudly execute the mandate that they are presented. And in Bayelsa we have viewed a demonstration of that. All people is talking about how no cost, transparent and truthful the election was.”