The Anambra State governor elect in the 18th November Anambra election Gov. Willie Obiano, thanked Muhammadu Buhari, The President, Federal Republic Of Nigeria, for allowing democracy come to play in the election.
President Buhari and Gov. Obiano, the governor elect in the Anambra election
“My first and deepest gratitude goes to the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari for proving to Ndi Anambra that under his watch, democracy will sink deeper roots in the Nigerian soil. Mr President promised us a free and fair election. Today, we can all see that he has kept his promise. Thank you so much Mr President!
Gov. Obiano who was the flag bearer of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) in the Anambra Election also appreciated the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Describing the conduct of her election as transparent.
“I must also thank the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for conducting what has been widely adjudged a transparent election in Anambra State. With this election, INEC has shown that it has fully braced up for the 2019 elections. Thank you so much”
He went further to appreciate the security agencies for providing adequate security during the conduct of the election.
“I will also not forget the vigilance of the Nigerian Police, the Nigerian Army and other law enforcement agencies whose alertness ensured that the expressed will of the people was not thwarted. Indeed, you have done an incredible job”
Mean while, the candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC) Dr. Tony Nwoye has described President Muhammadu Buhari as a good, reliable and honest leader.
“President Buhari is a very good leader, honest and reliable. He supervised a credible election in Anambra and a winner had emerged. I will not go to court. I will only congratulate governor Obiano”
Gov. Obiano polled 234, 071 votes to defeat his closest rival, Mr Tony Nwoye of the All Progressives Congress (APC), who scored 98,752 votes. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Mr Oseloka Obaze came third with 70,293 votes.
36 political parties fielded candidates for the governorship poll in the state.