The immediate past national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, who has been absence from the spotlight for a while now has shared his opinion following the victory of Prof. Charles Soludo of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in the just concluded governorship election in Anambra State.
In a statement in Benin by his media aide, Mr. Victor Oshioke, Oshiomhole noted that Soludo’ s victory was a well deserved one owing to his impressive antecedents.
He also noted that now that the election is over, the expectations of Anambra people are understandably high because of the governor- elect rich background.
Oshiomhole said, ” Democracy thrives best when there is healthy contestation and credible alternatives for the people to choose from. They both provided that choice creditably.
” Finally, I congratulate the good people of Anambra State for peacefully expressing their political preferences, thus further deepening democracy in our environment. It is my hope that the choice they freely and collectively made at the polls ultimately translates into a better life for them in the future. ”
The former governor of Edo State further added that the ex- governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), now governor of Anambra State, has a unique opportunity to raise the bar in politics and governance.
Oshiomhole who also prayed that God gives Soludo good health, better understanding, wisdom, vision, also asked God to give him the courage to build on the foundation laid by his predecessors in order to take Anambra State to an enviable level.
Notwithstanding, Oshiomhole showered praises on Dr. Andy Uba of the APC and Valentine Ozigbo of the Peoples Democratic Party (APC) for their show of courage in the election.
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