Business mogul, Captain Idahosa Wells Okunbo has congratulated Edo state Governor Godwin Obaseki on his re-election for a second term in office, saying “The people have spoken in no uncertain terms.”
In a statement he personally signed, Capt. Okunbo, states:
“It is incumbent upon me as a protagonist for the candidate of the APC, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, to now issue a statement in my personal capacity as a private citizen as I did at various times during the campaign.
“First of all, I congratulate the people of Edo State who took their civic responsibility with a sense of urgency and trooped out to express themselves.
“I also wish to congratulate His Excellency, the incumbent Governor, Godwin Obaseki for winning the mandate to continue for another four years. Congratulations.
“May the next four years take the state to the promised land under your leadership.
“As a loyal citizen of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and an Indigene of Edo State, I urge all of the people at home and abroad to join hands with the governor to build a vibrant democracy, and also to build a vibrant economy where the youth can find gainful employment in an atmosphere of peace and security.”