Popular Edo state businessman and philanthropist, Captain Idahosa Okunbo, has congratulated Godwin Obaseki on his reelection as governor of the state.
Okunbo who had been vocal about his support for All Progressives Congress’ candidate, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, applauded voters for showing up en masse to make their voices heard.
He said: “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.
“In the past three months, pitched battles have raved in the airwaves, in towns, in the streets, in villages and in every hamlet across Edo State for the governorship seat at Osadebey House.
“The candidates presented their manifestos to the great people of Edo State. Thankfully, the elections have been free and fair and peaceful.”