Following the electoral victory of incumbent Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Rotimi Akeredolu at the Supreme Court, the National Leader of his party, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu in a statement signed by his media aide, Tunde Rahman noted:
”The All Progressive Congress All Progressives Congress National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, congratulates Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu over Wednesday’s Supreme Court verdict upholding his victory in the Ondo State Governorship Election.
As the highest court in the land, the court’s decision has finally laid to rest the dispute and litigation over the election.
I congratulate the justices of the apex court for helping to bring the matter of Ondo governorship election to a closure.
The Supreme Court’s verdict is an affirmation of the overwhelming victory Governor Akeredolu recorded on October 10, 2020.
The awesome mandate given him by the people of Ondo State has never been in question. I heartily rejoice with Governor Akeredolu. I also rejoice with the people of Ondo State.
With the confirmation of his victory, the ultimate winners are the people of the state and the teeming APC members in Ondo.”
Additionally, the former Governor of Lagos State, noted: Governor Akeredolu can now completely settle down, put the court litigation behind him and continue to deliver good governance, developmental projects and programmes to the people of the state as he has been doing since his first term in office.
The opposition Peoples Democratic Party and its candidate, Mr. Eyitayo Jegede (SAN), have fully exercised their franchise.