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Akeredolu congratulates Fayemi on election victory

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Ondo State governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu SAN has congratulated Dr. Kayode Fayemi on what he called his historic triumph in the July 14 Governorship election in Ekiti State.

Fayemi, former Governor of Ekiti State, former Minister of Mines and Steel Development and Governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC in the Saturday July 14 election defeated his closest rival, Professor Kolapo Olusola Eleka of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.
In a statement signed by the  Ondo State Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Mr Yemi Olowolabi,  Akeredolu attributed Fayemi’s victory to ” sterling record in public service, tenacity of purpose, exemplary values, stupendous goodwill and abiding  grace of God” and welcomes  the Governor-elect to a familiar terrain where he” will quickly consolidate on his legacy of good governance which hallmarked his first tenure as the Governor of Ekiti State”
Acknowledging the enormity of the task ahead of the new helmsman, Akeredolu said he  is optimistic that Fayemi’s rich experience,  far-reaching contacts, resourcefulness and robust intellectual capacity  would undoubtedly help his iron cast resolve to restore hope in Ekiti State”
Akeredolu also extended courtesies to Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State whose party’s candidate,Professor Kolapo Olusola Eleka was defeated in the Saturday July 14 Governorship Election.
Akeredolu, who described Fayose as a  great politician, also said ” You have fought a good fight. The result of this election  underscores the fact that you are a dogged political strategist. We were APC and PDP. Now as brothers and friends, let’s come together to push our avowed agenda for the development of Western Nigeria. Together We Will”.

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