Governor Akeredolu Receives Certificate of Return
Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has presented certificates of return to the Governor-Elect, Mr. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu and Deputy Governor-Elect Mr. Lucky Ayedatiwa in Ondo State election held on Saturday October 10, 2020.
INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, represented by the National Commissioner in charge of Ondo, Ogun and Lagos, Dr. Adekunle Ogunmola charged the Governor elect to be magnanimous in victory.
In an address, INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner, REC in Ondo state, Ambassador Rufus Akeju reassured all stakeholders in the electoral process that the commission would continue to build on high level of credibility it has achieved in both Edo and Ondo governorship elections.
In an acceptance speech, the Governor elect and incumbent, Mr. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu commended INEC for the successful conduct of the election while dedicating the victory to the people of Ondo state.
Governor Akeredolu promised to do more that would surpass his achievement in the first term.
Our Correspondent reports that the ceremony was witnessed by dignitaries from across the party hierarchy, 17 members of the house of assembly loyal to the Governor among others.