By Francis Onyeukwu
Awka – Prof. Solo Chukwulobelu, the Secretary to Anambra government, says Gov. Willie Obiano`s victory in the gubernatorial election is a testimony of hard work and dedication to duty.
The Independent National Electoral Commission`s returning officer, Mr Zanna Akpagu said Obiano, the candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) scored 234,071 votes to win governorship election.
Chukwulobelu told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Awka on Monday that the outcome of the election showed that Obiano got massive support from the people.
“ We are pleased with the outcome of the election. The governor won in the 24 Local Government Areas of the state with more than 50 per cent.
“ It shows that the governor had in his first tenure, spread democracy dividends across the areas.
“ His good performance has spoken,” he said.
The ssg said that the election should be used as a template for future elections in the country.
According to him, it was peaceful, credible and devoid of violence.
“ We want this election to be used as a model for future elections in the country. But for minor skirmishes, it was peaceful, credible and political parties participated actively. Campaigns were also peaceful,” he said.
Chukwulobelu commended INEC, security agencies for doing a good work before and after the election.
“ More importantly, we thank Anambra people for their support and I want to join Gov. Obiano in asking other candidates to join his administration to build a greater and prosperous Anambra state,” he said.