By Adebayo Williams
Former governor of Bayelsa State and All Progressives Congress candidate in the last governorship election in the state, Timipre Sylva, has congratulated Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State, Governor-Elect Godwin Obaseki, and the people of Edo State on the victory of APC at the 28 September governorship election.
In a congratulatory message on Friday in Yenagoa signed by his media adviser, Doifie Buokoribo, Sylva specially praised Oshiomhole for “a worthy cause to deliver a worthy successor to the people of Edo State.
The statement read, “We send our congratulations to you, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, on your victory at the poll. This feat has done our great party, APC, and the people of the South-South proud. It is a cheery reaffirmation of the place of the South-South in the national change movement.
“Special congratulations also go to the governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, for staying the course, despite visible adversity, in a worthy cause to deliver a worthy successor to the people of Edo State. You have given Edo people a worthy replacement who would not only continue your lofty ideals but would consistently push the envelope of social and economic progress for the greatest good of the people.
“We salute the entire people of Edo State, who are the ultimate winners of this election, as they prepare to enter yet another season of progress.
“We wish the people of Edo State, the governor, and the incoming governor a prosperous tenure.”