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Tinubu congratulates Diri, Uzodimma and Ododo on governorship victories

Written by on November 14, 2023

President Bola Tinubu has congratulated Governor Douye Diri of Bayelsa State, his Imo State counterpart Hope Uzodimma, and Governor-Elect Usman Ododo on their victories in the just-concluded governorship elections.

Diri who is of the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP and Uzodimma won their re-election bids while Ododo of the All Progressives Congress clinched the Kogi State governorship poll.

Hours after the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, declared them as winners of the off-cycle elections, President Tinubu in a statement signed by his special assistant on Media and Publicity, Ajuri Ngelale, congratulated them for the victories, saying they reflected the people’s wishes.

The President commends the electorate in Imo, Kogi, and Bayelsa for their participation in the electoral process, affirming the resilience of democratic institutions and the power of the people in shaping the nation’s political landscape.

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