All Progressives Congress (APC) National Chief, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has congratulated Yahaya Bello and David Lyon, on their governorship election victories in Kogi and Bayelsa States, respectively.
He also prolonged congratulations to the Countrywide Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, Kogi and Bayelsa States Chairmen and other leaders in the two states.
In a statement on Monday by his spokesman, Tunde Rahman, Tinubu famous that the consequence demonstrates that the folks thought in the route that President Buhari and the APC want to consider this country.
“Their victories stand as a testament to the rising acceptance of our get together, the good quality of our management and governance and the credibility of our promise to guide the folks and the nation to the Next Amount. It demonstrates that the individuals have no hunger to return to the failed procedures and practices of the earlier.
“David Lyon’s election represents a considerable change in the politics of Bayelsa State. By voting APC, the persons of Bayelsa have voted for progressive reform and Asiwaju joins them in their belief that David Lyon is the guy to produce the necessary and sought after reform. With this victory, Governor-elect Lyon’s endeavor is to justify the people’s faith by providing a purposeful and transformational administration.
“Bayelsa is endowed with significant purely natural sources and human capital. It will be incumbent on the Governor-elect to harness these property for the good of all Bayelsans. He must have alongside all disparate pursuits in the point out and be magnanimous in victory. Enable him reach out to the political opponents who mounted a spirited and energetic marketing campaign. They way too must be gracious in defeat. .
“For Governor Bello, the persons of Kogi have handed him a 2nd expression. Their vote is evidence of the assurance that the individuals of Kogi retain in his leadership. He need to now re-double his efforts to do even a lot more for the people today in his 2nd phrase.
“The governor have to emphasis on the advancement of the state as he is the particular person, a lot more than any individual else, who will ascertain the fate of Kogi. He will have to do all he can to realise the opportunity of the point out. He will have to take edge of the state’s agricultural richness as perfectly as its proximity to the Federal Money Territory, Abuja and the commerce ensuing from that closeness.
“I urge the opposition candidates and politicians in Kogi and Bayelsa to rally spherical their governors and do the job together in the passions of their two states.
“I condemn the scattered incidents of violence witnessed in the election in some parts of Kogi Condition. Election should really celebrate our democratic existence. Hardly ever ought to election be occasioned by reduction of existence.
“We sympathise with the victims and commiserate with the people of individuals who misplaced their life. I enjoin regulation-enforcement authorities to recognize individuals responsible for perpetrating the violence and levy the entire pressure of the regulation versus them. Violent behaviour should not be permitted to impede our path to greatness as a democratic country.
“I also commend all INEC officers included for conducting fair, totally free and credible elections. Their endeavor is hardly ever simple. They should have praise for overseeing very well-organised elections.”