President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Governor Willie Obiano on his victory in the just concluded Anambra governorship election which held on November 18, 2017.
According to the result announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Obiano got 234,071 votes to defeat other candidates in the race
Buhari assured Obiano that the Federal Government will work with him to better the lives of Anambra people.
The President also told the Anambra state Governor to use his second term to build on the good work which he has done.
According to reports, Buhari, in a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, said that “the processes leading to the election and its peaceful conduct and outcome, have shown that our electoral reform is bearing positive fruits. This is very encouraging and I am determined to give Nigeria free and fair elections, no matter which way the results swing.”
The President also commended INEC, security agencies and Anambra people for the peaceful conduct of the election.
He called on INEC to improve on its logistics arrangement ahead of the 2019 elections.
Meanwhile, Oseloka Obaze, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, has rejected the result of Saturday’s governorship election in Anambra.