Edo residents celeberate re-election of Obaseki


Residents of Benin city have been celebrating the victory Gov. Godwin Obaseki at the governorship election held at the weekend.

The residents  also commended the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), for conducting a free and fair election in the state.

Governor Obaseki,  candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) won the Edo 2020 Governorship Elections.

According to agency report, Miss Gina Osewenkae, a teacher, commended the electoral process in the state.

“This is the most free and fair election in the whole of Nigeria. I am happy that it was free and fair.

“I thank the people of this great state that came out in their large numbers to vote.

“I congratulate the Governor of the state. We expect more from him for the next four years,” she said.

Similarly, Me Ehisunwen Osayande, a trader, thanked residents of Edo for voting in the elections.

“This election has taught the people of Edo to be sincere with their votes.

“Majority of people voted their conscience. We commend the media and INEC for monitoring votes strictly,” he said.

Mr Lucky Osagie, said the Edo election had taught Nigerians to defend and wait for their votes to be counted after elections.

“Nigeria can have a free and fair election if godfatherism is put aside.

“INEC did a very good job by monitoring votes strictly,” he said

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