12 October by Josiah Buzun
Governor Simon Bako Lalong of Plateau State has congratulated Rotimi Akeredolu on his re-election as Governor of Ondo State following his victory at the polls.
Governor Lalong who is the Deputy Chairman of the APC Ondo Governorship Campaign Council,said the victory of Governor Akeredolu was well deserved considering his achievements in the last four years.
In a statement by his Director of Press and Public Affairs, Makut Simon Macham, Lalong appreciated the resilience and faith of the people of Ondo State in their Governor, and the All Progressives Congress.
He expressed confidence that the people of Ondo would not regret reelecting Akeredolu who had over the years proved to be a leader with the interest of the people at heart.
While urging the electorate to continue to give the Governor unflinching support as he settles down to the business of governance, Lalong urged Governor Akeredolu to be magnanimous in victory and carry all Ondo people along irrespective of their socio-political affiliations.
He also commended the electorate for comporting themselves decently throughout the process of electioneering where they exhibited high sense of responsibility and decorum.
The Governor also gave credit to the Independent National Electoral Commission for organizing credible, free and fair election, and applauded security agencies for their professionalism.