Governorship Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State, Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu (SAN) has felicitated with Nigerians, especially the people of Ondo State on the 56th anniversary of the nation’s independence day; noting that it is not a mere feat that Nigeria succeeded in forging a common bond in her diversity.

The Ondo governorship hopeful in a statement issued by Aketi Media Group on Friday, urged Nigerians not to be troubled by whatever problem the nation might be going through, saying challenges of today are meant to prepare us for tomorrow’s rewards.

“Nigeria has succeeded in finding strength in her diversity and as such, we should remain resolute and focus on the quest for positive change so that we can get to the desired destination. No matter the challenges today, we shall overcome together as a united family.

Rotimi Akeredolu SAN
Rotimi Akeredolu SAN

“To my people in Ondo State, I say a new dawn is here. There is a light at end of the tunnel. I urge you all to remain resolute and committed to the course of positive change that we have been yearning for and which we are about to bring to the state;” Akeredolu said in the statement.

The former president of the Nigeria Bar Association NBA also congratulated the candidate of APC in Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki for his victory at the just concluded gubernatorial election, saying Edo people have laid good example for Ondo State follow.

Obaseki, who was declared winner of the Wednesday governorship election in Edo State by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), defeated his closest rival, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) with 319,483 votes to 253,173 votes.

Akeredolu who expressed delight at the conduct of the gubernatorial election, said he is confident that a resounding victory awaits APC in Ondo State come November 26, 2016.