EDO ELECTION: I Was Moved To Tears- Oshiomole Breaks Silence on Gov Obaseki’s Victory
Immediate past National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Adams Oshiomhole, has reacted to the Governor Godwin Obaseki’s victory at the just-concluded governorship election.
Recall that Governor Obaseki was re-elected on Sunday after polling 307,955 to defeat his closest rival, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) who garnered 223,619 votes.
Governor Obaseki of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, won in 15 Local Government Areas of the State while Ize-Iyamu, who was backed by Oshiomhole won 3 LGAS.
Reacting, Oshiomhole in a viral video released on Wednesday, expressed gratitude to the people of Edo State.
Oshiomhole, who stated that in life you win some and lose some, added that contrary to claims that he is unhappy about the outcome of the election, he remains strong and healthy.
In the one minute video, the APC chieftain said “In life, you work hard and leave God for the outcome. You do your best and trust God to bless your efforts. I feel good, I feel strong, thank God. In life, you win some and you lose some but life goes on”, he philosophised.
He further stated that he was moved to tears and inspired by the determination of the aged and nursing mothers who endured the harsh weather to cast their ballots.