A former governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu seems to have ignored the current feud to embrace Akeredolu after his stunning political upset in Ondo.
Bola Ahmed Tinubu
The National Leader of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has sent a congratulatory message to the Governor elect of Ondo State, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, SAN, on his election in last Saturday’s guber poll.
Tinubu, in a statement signed by his media aide, Tunde Rahman, congratulated Akeredolu and the people of Ondo State.
The statement reads: ‘Following the announcement by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) with regard to the governorship elections in Ondo State,
‘I extend congratulations to Mr. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu SAN on the outcome of the election and for his perseverance and persistence in seeking that office.
‘I must also congratulate the people of Ondo State for their generally exemplary conduct on election day and for demonstrating their will to shun the regressive politics of yesterday by returning to the progressive brand of politics that has been the trademark of the people of that state.
‘I congratulate all party members in the state, particularly the party leadership in the Southwest.’ He stated.
Tinubu also thanked President Muhammadu Buhari, the national leader of the party,’ whose stature and dignity helped guide the APC to another victory that should advance the progressive aims of the party and the people.’
He, however said that the election has been had and held but that now is the time that all must work for the continued development, prosperity and peace of your state and the country.
He appealed to all party members including those who have been disaffected from the primary until now to come together for the good of the party and it’s progressive ideals.