20 September 2020 By Georgina Humphrey
The United Patriots has commended security agencies especially the Police, for exhibiting high level of professionalism and commitment at the just concluded Edo State Governorship election.
This is contained in a statement signed by the National Chairman of the party , Chukwudi Ezeobika
It salutes the courage and perseverance of the Edo State people who turned out in their numbers to exercise their franchise.
“We remain resolute in our belief that good governance will enhance more participation of Nigerians in future elections and permanently dislodge the ills of godfatherism and imposition of Candidates on the people against their wish”
“As we approach the Ondo State Governorship election scheduled for October 10, 2020, we are optimistic that the serenity, security and decorum exhibited by all Stakeholders in the Nation’s electoral process in Edo State, will be brought to bear.
It also congratulates Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State on his emergence as winner of the election.
The statement describes his victory as winner of the Edo gubernatorial election as a plus to the nation’s democratcy and an end to imposition against the will on the people
The statement appeals to all Nigerian youths to be part of this great struggle to redeem the Nation as well as her democracy from abuse by protecting and preserving the sanctity of the electoral system knowing fully well that the future of Nigeria is dependent on such struggle.