Governors of Lagos, Ekiti, Kwara , Osun and Kogi states , Babajide Sanwo- Olu , Dr Kayode Fayemi , AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, Adegboyega Oyetola and Yahaya Bello respectively , in separate reactions , described Akeredolu ’ s re – election as victory for democracy and proof that the electorate reward good performance with votes .
According to a statement by Gboyega Akosile , Chief Press Secretary to Sanwo- Olu , Akeredolu ’ s success in the election is a validation of people’ s acceptance of his administration , having impacted positively in their lives during his first term in office .
The governor , who is the Chairman of the APC National Campaign Council for Ondo State governorship election , was quoted as saying at Akeredolu ’ s residence in Owo on Sunday that the “ real winners at the end of the day are citizens of Ondo State because indeed they have re – elected a ‘ talk and do ’ governor ” .
Also , Chairman of the Nigeria Governors ’ Forum , Fayemi , in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary , Yinka Oyebode , titled , ‘Fayemi congratulates Akeredolu on re -election ’, also urged the APC leadership to build on the electoral success in Ondo State for future elections .
“ To whom much is given , much should be expected . I have no doubt that the good people of Ondo State will witness a greater level of socio – economic , industrial and infrastructure development in Governor Akeredolu ’ s second term , ” Fayemi added .