The 2019 Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Mr. Peter Obi has congratulated the Governor-elect of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki and his deputy, Philip Shuaibu for their victory at the gubernatorial election in the state last Saturday.
Obi said in a statement from his media office on Sunday that the victory was deserving and a true reflection and wish of the good people of Edo state.
In a statement signed by his Media Aide, Valentine Obienyem, the former Anambra State Governor said that he saw the victory coming given the good record of performance of Governor Obaseki in his first term.
“Democracy is when the people are allowed to determine who leads them after weighing the records of the candidates.”
Obi charged Obaseki and his deputy to see their victory as a catalyst to do more for their people.
He also commended the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, and others who played roles in the election for playing by the rules and urged them to continue in this direction the for sake of peace in Nigeria.