Buhari has fulfilled promise to Nigerians ~ Amaechi
Following the outcome of the Edo governorship election, The Minister of Transportation, Mr. Chibuike Amaechi has said that President Muhammadu Buhari has fulfilled his promise of free and fair election to Nigerians.
|The Minister of Transportation, Mr. Chibuike Amaechi|
Represented by Dr Dakuku Peterside, Director-General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, Amaechi said that after the March 19 rerun elections in Rivers, he reminded Buhari of his promise to conduct free and fair elections in the country.
He said, “I went to the president because there were more guns in hands of criminals than Permanent Voter Cards in hands of peaceful people during the March 19 legislative rerun elections.
“The president assured me that to signpost the fact that never again will electorate be held hostage by gunmen, watch out for Edo governorship election.
“If we have free, fair and credible election in Edo, then you take it that same will happen in Rivers.”
Meanwhile, the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate Obaseki has been officially declared winner by INEC, as he beats the PDP Ize-iyamu of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) with a close margin of votes.