The Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom has congratulated the governor-elect in Anambra State, Charles Soludo on his victory in the just concluded governorship election in the state.
Ortom congratulated the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance in a statement released through his media aide, Nathaniel Ikyur.
The Benue Governor in the statement described the victory of Soludo as a true reflection of the wishes of the people of the state.
The Peoples Democratic Party Governor commended the people of the state for their determination through the electoral process despite the threats and intimidation in the state.
Ortom lauded security operatives in the state for maintaining law and order all through the election days and after the result was declared.
He further stated that the Independent National Electoral Commission deserves commendation for conducting free and fair elections in the state.
According to the Benue State Governor, election in Anambra State is a pointer that democracy will flourish when all agencies and participants involved obeys the dictates of the process guiding the democratic principles.
Ortom prayed that God will help Soludo to serve the people of Anambra State and actualize his vision for the state.
In a related development, the President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Charles Soludo of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) on his victory at the 2021 Anambra governorship election.
The President in a message on Wednesday by his special adviser on media and publicity, Femi Adesina also commended the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) as well as security operatives for the roles played in ensuring the success of the polls.
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