President Bola Tinubu has congratulated Governors Hope Uzodinma of Imo, Douye Diri of Bayelsa, and Governor-elect Usman Ododo of Kogi, on their victories in the Nov. 11 governorship elections.
Recall that Governor Uzodinma was reelected as the Governor of Imo State while Usman Ododo, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), won the election to succeed Yahaya Bello, who completed his two terms in office in a space of eight years.
The president also gave a profound appreciation to the electorate in Imo, Kogi, and Bayelsa for their active participation in the electoral process.
Moreso, Ajuri Ngelale who is the presidential spokesperson, quoted President Tinubu as saying that the “The outcome of the elections reflects the wishes of the people, emphasizing that democracy thrives when voters reward competence, transparency, and good governance.
The statement further points the president wishing the newly selected governors success in their tenures
“May your tenure in office be defined by close collaboration with all of your counterparts across party lines in the attainment of pan-Nigerian developmental achievements that benefit everyone, and may you lead at all times with compassion and a deepened commitment to our nation’s unity,” the statement reads.