North West Deputy Zonal Coordinator, Buhari Campaign Organisation, BCO, Amb Hussaini Coomassie has congratulated the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Governor-Elect of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi for emerging victorious at the keenly contested governorship election held on Saturday.
Fayemi was declared winner of the polls by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), defeating his closest rival, Prof. Kolapo Olusola-Eleka of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) with 197,459 to 178,121 votes.
Amb Coomassie in a statement commended President Muhammadu Buhari, leadership and members of APC and its supporters for the hard-fought victory adding that it was a testament to the fact that the electoral value of the party has not waned.
He noted that Dr. Feyemi’s victory did not come to him as a surprise as it was clear that Ekiti indigines were fed up with Governor Ayodele Fayose PDP led administration.
While urging the Ekiti State Governor-Elect to use his second coming to build on its previous achievements and carry the good people along called on him to probe all financial misappropriation of PDP administration in the state.
According to him “Gov Fayose after collecting all his state allocations form the federal government, still, cannot pay workers salaries which he said is the hope of every civil servants. Making the case worst he further abused the people of Ekiti State with the introduction of stomach infrastructure which is an abuse to the learnered people of the State.
Amb Coomassie also congratulated the Ekiti electorate for comporting themselves peacefully throughout the period of the election, while urging those aggrieved with the result to channel their grievances to the appropriate quarters rather than resort to self help.
” on behalf of Alh Danladi Garba led Buhari Campaign Organisation i wish the incoming administration of Dr Fayemi, Allah’s strength and direction to lead the State, He said.