President Muhammadu Buhari has commended the electoral process that led to the victory of Godwin Obaseki of Edo State.
The President who sent congratulations to Obaseki on his victory, enjoined him to show grace and humility in victory.
The President’s statement reads” My commitment to free and fair elections is firm, because without free and fair elections, the foundation of our political and moral authority will be weak”
” I have consistently advocated for free and fair elections in the country because it is the bedrock of true democratic order.
” The democracy will mean nothing if the votes of the people don’t count or if their mandate is fraudulently tampered with”
The president also commended the people of Edo State, the political parties, candidates and security agencies for conducting themselves responsibly during and after the election.