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Buhari receives Ekiti governor-elect, says things getting better with APC

The joy of electoral victory was savored at State House, Abuja, Monday, as President Muhammadu Buhari received Governor-elect of Ekiti State, Biodun Abayomi Oyebanji, in the audience.

The newly elected Governor was led to the event by Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Abdullahi Adamu, Governors Kayode Fayemi, Atiku Bagudu, and Mohammed Abubakar of Ekiti, Kebbi, and Jigawa states, respectively.

President Buhari said he keenly followed the polls held on Saturday, June 18, and was with the orderly conduct, and the way the electorate and security agencies comported themselves.

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“I loved the APC Governors mobilized, and supported you,” the President told Oyebanji. “I think the party is very lucky, and things are better. I congratulate the Chairman, and I pray you sustain it.”

Senator Adamu ascribed all the glory for the election victory to God, and pledged that same would be replicated in Osun State next month.

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In his capacity as Chairman of the Campaign Council for Ekiti, Gov congratulated President Buhari on the successful outing, saying; “Your unending effort to reposition the party is paying off. If we combine the votes of the candidates that came and third, our candidate still beat them by a wide margin. APC is being daily endeared to Nigerians. Our gratitude goes to you, Mr President.” 

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The Governor-elect, appreciating the President said the election was a referendum on the party, “and a clear, positive signal to the election in Osun, and the National one next year. APC is still the party of choice.”

Oyebanji lauded the President “for the leadership and the level playing field you provided,” adding that he would be magnanimous in victory, as earlier by President Buhari.

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