Edo: Sekibo hails Obaseki’s re-election despite police hiccups

Must read

NYCN Lauds Yahaya Bello At 46

National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYC) has described Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello as a beacon of hope for women and...

FG Names Mikel Obi Youth ambassador

Former Super Eagles captain, John Mikel Obi, has been appointed as Youth Ambassador by the Federal Government to inspire young Nigerians towards...

Buhari To Attend ECOWAS Mid-Year Summit In Accra

President Muhammadu Buhari will participate in the 59th Ordinary Session of the ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government in Accra,...

#EndSARS: Kaduna Panel Ends Public Hearing With 69 Petitions

The Judicial Panel of Inquiry set up by the Kaduna State Government to investigate police brutality and other related extra-judicial killings in...

Leader of the Rivers State Senate caucus, Senator George Sekibo has hailed the re-election of Governor Godwin Obaseki for a second term in last Saturday’s gubernatorial poll despite the initial police hiccups before the election.

In a statement he personally signed, Sen. Sekibo said that despite the initial police deliberate act of barricading the West End Hotel where Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers State and other Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governors lodged, the will of Edolites was perfected at the polls.

READ ALSO: COVID-19: NCAA threatens to stop domestic flights

The Rivers State Senate caucus leader thanked God for Gov. Obaseki’s re-election as the governor of Edo State for the second term.

READ  NIN: NIMC workers suspend strike

Sen. Sekibo, who was celebrating the PDP victory, thanked Gov. Wike for leading the PDP to victory in Edo State despite being unlawfully intimidated by the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the police.

He further commended the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for conducting a free, fair and credible election in Edo State.

While thanking the good people of Edo State for their peaceful conduct at the polls, Sen. Sekibo condemned the violence that erupted in some parts of the state and called on all Edo people to embrace peace and work with Gov. Obaseki for the positive development of the state.

READ  Obaseki extends dusk-to-dawn curfew by 14 days

Copyright DAYBREAK.

All rights reserved. This material, and other digital content on this website, may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed in whole or in part without prior express written permission from DAYBREAK NEWS.

More articles

Latest article

NYCN Lauds Yahaya Bello At 46

National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYC) has described Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello as a beacon of hope for women and...

FG Names Mikel Obi Youth ambassador

Former Super Eagles captain, John Mikel Obi, has been appointed as Youth Ambassador by the Federal Government to inspire young Nigerians towards...

Buhari To Attend ECOWAS Mid-Year Summit In Accra

President Muhammadu Buhari will participate in the 59th Ordinary Session of the ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government in Accra,...

#EndSARS: Kaduna Panel Ends Public Hearing With 69 Petitions

The Judicial Panel of Inquiry set up by the Kaduna State Government to investigate police brutality and other related extra-judicial killings in...

JUST IN: Medical Doctor Shot Dead In Niger

A medical doctor has been shot dead in Salka village, Magama Local Government Area of Niger State. It was...