By; ISAAC ODEH, Kaduna
Governor Bello Mohammed (Matawallen Maradun) has described the victory of Governor Godwin Nogheghase Obaseki of Edo State at last Saturday’s Gubernatorial election as a triumph of democracy and a well deserved feat.
This was contained in a statement signed by his Special Adviser Public Enlightenment, Media and Communications, Zailani Bappa.
It said that in a congratulatory message to the Governor, Matawalle said the hands of the clock shall continue to tick forward for the People’s Democratic Party and that the last election in Edo State was a lesson elsewhere for those who still believed in power mongering.
“I am not surprised at the outcome of this election considering your overwhelming acceptance by our Party members in the last primary elections which I personally conducted for the Party in Benin,” Governor Matawalle observed.
“But we must not miss the fact that all powers belong to Almighty God and He bestow it on whomsoever he wishes irrespective of who is considered as the underdog”, Governor Matawalle observed. “For those who fail to realise this fact elsewhere, it is a clear lesson for them to become sober and jettison power mongering”, Matawalle counselled.
He congratulated the Edo state Governor and wishes him a successful tenure ahead. “I hereby congratulate my colleague and the good people of Edo State for the wonderful outing on Saturday and the brilliant performance at the polls”, Matawalle added.
He admonished the Governor to continue building the good work for the benefit of Edo people in line with the laudable manifesto of People’s Democratic Party. “Governance is all about the wishes and aspirations of the the governed. I enjoined you to build on the good work you have started in the last four years for your people”, Matawalle advised the two term winner.
Governor Obaseki won the last Saturday’s Gubernatorial elections in the state with a landslide.