Mr Adjoto Kabiru (APC-Akoko Edo) in the Edo House of Assembly has congratulated Mr Godwin Obaseki on his victory in the just-concluded governorship election. Kabiru told reporters on Thursday in Benin that the victory would give the people the opportunity to continue to enjoy ongoing developments in the state.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had on Friday in Benin declared Obaseki as winner of the gubernatorial election. Obaseki polled 319,483 votes to defeat his closest rival, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who polled 253,173 votes. Obaseki He said “I want to thank Edo people for not changing the change. The change will remain in the state and in the country.
“It takes time to get the dividends of democracy, but with time, things will get better. The 200,000 jobs Obaseki promised will be realised. “And there will be more red roofs, hospitals and road construction across the 18 local government areas of the state.” He further said that himself and his Deputy Governor-elect, Philip Shaibu, would build on the foundation laid by Gov. Adams Oshiomhole.