Kwara State Governor, Dr Abdulfatah Ahmed has reacted to the outcome of the governorship election in the State.
DAILY POST had reported that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) announced the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate in Kwara State, Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, as the winner of the March 9 elections.
The result was announced on Sunday, after the total votes were collated at INEC’s office.
At the final declaration held in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital, APC polled a total of 331,546, while PDP polled 114,754 votes.
Reacting, Gov Ahmed in a statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Abdulwahab Oba, congratulated Abdulrahman on his victory at the just concluded gubernatorial election in the state, Daily Trust reports.
He said “Abdulrasak’s emergence is a manifestation of Kwarans’ resolve to give democracy a chance and allow another leadership to serve them.”
He also congratulated the All Progressives Congress (APC) on the new mandate and advised the party to justify the confidence reposed in it by the electorate.
Ahmed while urging Kwarans to cooperate with the in-coming administration, promised to ensure a seamless transition to enhance smooth take-off of the new government to fast track deliverance of democratic dividends to Kwarans.
He, however, thanked Kwarans and the PDP members for their hard work during the elections and the opportunity given to him to serve his fatherland as Governor.