The replaced Peoples Democratic Party governorship candidate in Ondo State , Mr. Jimoh Ibrahim had congratulated the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu (SAN), on his election victory as governor-elect even before INEC has officially declared him as the winner of Ondo governorship election.
The APC candidate has won 14 out of the 17 Local Government Areas already announced.
Ibrahim said, “My dear egbon. Congratulations. I have computed the results sent to me from 2907 wards by my party agents across Ondo State. It shows you are leading with unrecoverable margin. I congratulate you as governor-elect of our lovely state. I will advise you quickly maintain distance from Mimiko if you want to succeed.
“I have no doubt that you will urgently create hope for our people; kindly do whatever you can to assist your lovely civil servants. I saw poverty in those villages I visited during campaign. Please kindly assist traditional rulers as much as you can.”