President Muhammadu Buhari has commended the process that lead to the re-election of Godwin Obaseki as Governor of Edo State.
The President through his SSA on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, retariates his committment to free and fair election.
Commending the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Buhari urged Gov. Obaseki to show grace and humility in victory.
He says, “My commitment to free and fair elections is firm, because without free and fair elections, the foundation of our political and moral authority will be weak.”
“I have consistently advocated for free and fair elections in the country because it is the bedrock of true democratic order.
“Democracy will mean nothing if the votes of the people don’t count or if their mandate is fraudulently tampered with.”
He commended the people of Edo State, the parties, candidates and security agencies for conducting themselves responsibly.